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Moroccan Spice Rub

Photo: Jim Franco
Yield Seasons 1 chicken


  • 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
  • Simple Roast Chicken

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.