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Mexican spice blend

5 minutes
​Makes 30g - Serves 10 (1½ teaspoons per serve) 
  • 1 tablespoon ground paprika  
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin  
  • 3 teaspoons dried oregano leaves  
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander  
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder  
  • 1½ teaspoons Mexican chilli powder 
  1. Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until well combined. Transfer to a small airtight container. Store in a cool, dark cupboard.  

Tips 

  • Give your roast veggies a flavour boost by tossing them with 2 teaspoons spice blend and a drizzle of olive oil before roasting. 
  • Dust spice blend over chicken, fish or lamb before grilling or barbecuing.  
  • Mexican chilli powder is less spicy than regular chilli powder. It consists of paprika, chilli, cumin, oregano, pepper and garlic. 

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