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Harissa oil

Use this oil liberally for marinating and roasting, and for brushing over cuts of meat for grilling and barbecuing - it'll keep in the fridge for up to one week

  • Ready in about 10 mins
  • Makes about 300ml/10fl oz
  • Easy
  • Makes about 300ml/10fl oz
  • Easy


  • 2 dried chillies
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • generous pinch dried mint leaves, crumbled
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • roughly 300ml olive oil


  1. Using a pestle and mortar, grind the dried ingredients together to form a coarse mixture. Add the garlic and stir in the olive oil. Pour the mixture into a jar, allowing the spices to settle. Keeps in the fridge for 1 week.

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