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

  • Dried herbs and spices: thyme, rosemary, coriander, marjoram, sage, garam masala (spice blend), harissa (spice blend), jerk seasoning (spice blend), dukkah (spice blend), chili powder (spice blend), herbes de provence (spice blend)
  • Fresh herbs: thyme, rosemary, parsley, tarragon, marjoram, sage
  • Other: lemon, garlic, soy sauce, white wine, ginger, pesto, miso paste

Fish

  • Dried herbs and spices: coriander, chili 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

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