Moroccan spices add zing to a turkey or
chicken. Photo courtesy Spice Islands.
Perhaps you’re not up for brining a turkey.
Instead of garlic powder and pepper, expand your seasoning palette. This recipe from Spice Islands dishes up a Moroccan flair.
The recipe is given for a 5-6 pound turkey breast; for a whole turkey, multiply the proportions accordingly.
You can also use the recipe on a chicken or duck.
RECIPE: MOROCCAN TURKEY RUB
1. COMBINE garlic, black pepper, cumin, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, turmeric and sea salt in a small bowl. Mix well and reserve 1 teaspoon of seasoning.
2. RUB remaining seasoning over turkey breast. Roast according to turkey breast package directions.
3. COMBINE reserved seasoning with honey and butter; mix well. Brush over turkey last 30 minutes of baking time.
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