Chermoula (pronounced “cher-MOO-lah”) is a marinade and sauce popular throughout northern Africa especially Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Our Chermoula Seasoning recreates the sauce’s complex flavors in a convenient dry form.
Ready to use. Add to taste.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
Spices, bell peppers, salt, garlic, paprika, onion, turmeric, lemon peel.
Chermoula (pronounced “cher-MOO-lah”) is a marinade and sauce popular throughout northern Africa, especially in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. It is traditionally composed of fresh green herbs (often cilantro) that are pounded into a paste along with preserved lemons, olive oil, garlic, salt and a wide variety of dried spices. The exact combination and proportions of ingredients vary by region, but in general the flavor calls to mind a strong, herb-forward pesto or chimichurri sauce, seasoned with African spices and heightened with the bright, acidic notes of preserved lemon. Traditional chermoula is often used as a marinade for fish and meat before grilling or roasting, but it is also frequently served as a condiment for cooked foods.
We’ve recreated the flavor profile of authentic chermoula in a convenient dry form. Our Chermoula Seasoning is a complete combination of herbs, spices and other seasonings including lemon peel and a touch of ground chiles. It’s ready to use as a dry rub, or it can be made into a loose paste with olive oil, white wine vinegar or even just water, creating a refreshing alternative to pesto or chimichurri.
North African Chermoula is a popular condiment typically served with fish and vegetables. Characterized by sweet and spicy chiles, garlic, citrus and bold spices like cumin, coriander and turmeric Chermoula dramatically changes dishes.