Moroccan Spice Rub

Moroccan Spice RubRecipe
Photo: Jim Franco


Seasons 1 chicken

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calories 678
Fat 50 g
Satfat 13 g
Cholesterol 214 mg
Sodium 639 mg
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 50 g


1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 handful fresh cilantro sprigs


Before roasting the chicken, combine the cumin, curry, ginger, salt, and cayenne in a small bowl. Add the oil and combine.

Use your fingers to carefully loosen the skin from the breasts, thighs, and drumsticks. Spread the spice mixture evenly under the skin. Place the cilantro inside the cavity. Roast the chicken according to the recipe.