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Harissa II

Harissa is a very hot condiment from Tunisia made withchiles, garlic, caraway seed, coriander seed and cumin. Harissa istraditionally served with couscou. Other uses include flavoring soupsand stews and a condiment with fish or meats.

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ounces mild and hot chilies, (combine ancho, New Mexican, and guajillo chiles.

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clove garlic -- crushed with salt

1/4

teaspoon

salt -- for above

1

teaspoon

coriander -- ground

1

teaspoon

caraway seed -- ground

1

red bell pepper -- roasted <roastchilies.htm>

1

teaspoon

fine sea salt

olive, oil

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Stem Seed and break up chilies. Place in a bowl and pour over boiling

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water. Cover and let stand 30 minutes. Drain; wrap in cheese cloth and

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press out excess moisture. Do the same for the red Bell Pepper.

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Grind chilies in food processor with garlic spices, red bell pepper, and

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salt. Add enough oil to make a thick paste.

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Pack the mixture in a small dry jar; cover the harissa

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with a thin layer of oil, cover with a lid and keep refrigerated. Will

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keep 2 to 3 weeks in the refrigerator with a thin layer of oil.

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Harissa Sauce *

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Serve at the table as an accompaniment to meat or fish, the heighten the

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flavor of salads, or as an accompaniment to Tunisian couscous:

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Combine 4 teaspoons harissa paste, 4 teaspoons water, 2 teaspoon olive

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oil, and 1 or 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice in a small bowl and blend

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well makes 1/4 cup.

Servings: 1

Yield:

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Entire recipe (1.2 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 4 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

255.03

Calories From Fat (96%)

244.83

% Daily Value

Total Fat 27.72g

43%

Saturated Fat 3.76g

19%

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 1368.53mg

57%

Potassium 51.45mg

1%

Total Carbohydrates 2.64g

<1%

Fiber 1.64g

7%

Sugar 0.01g

 

Protein 0.73g

1%