Season This With That – A Great Little Guide of What Spices Go With Different Foods

bbq chicken and spices

Here’s a great little guide I found at http://www.thekitchn.com that gives an overview of what spices go with different types of foods. Enjoy.

Chicken

Fish

  • Dried herbs and spices: coriander, chilli flakes, jerk seasoning (spice blend), dukkah (spice blend), za’atar (spice blend)
  • Fresh herbs: chervil, tarragon, chives, dill, marjoram, cilantro
  • Other: lemon, mustard, ginger, sherry, pesto, miso paste, soy sauce

Beef

  • Dried herbs and spices: rosemary, thyme, Chinese five-spice (spice blend)
  • Fresh herbs: rosemary, thyme
  • Other: red wine, garlic

Lamb

  • Dried herbs and spices: cinnamon, harissa (spice blend), dukkah (spice blend), za’atar (spice blend)
  • Fresh herbs: rosemary, thyme, parsley, mint
  • Other: garlic

Steamed / Roast Vegetables

  • Dried herbs and spices: thyme, rosemary, oregano, marjoram, chili flakes, za’atar (spice blend)
  • Fresh herbs: dill, thyme, rosemary, oregano, marjoram
  • Other: lemon, good extra-virgin olive oil, butter, pesto

Potatoes

  • Dried herbs and spices: rosemary, thyme, garam masala (spice blend), herbes de provence (spice blend)
  • Fresh herbs: rosemary, thyme, parsley
  • Other: good extra-virgin olive oil, butter, pesto