Orignally published on 2021-12-08 14:28:50 by 30seconds.com
Zhug, also called shug and shoug, is a spicy green pepper sauce from Yemen. This easy zhug recipe can be used on grilled meats, seafood, chicken, vegetables, sandwiches, falafel, eggs, burgers, bread … anything, really, that you want to add a spicy kick to. Some use other peppers along with the serranos, like dried chiles de arbol, or replace them with other hot peppers like jalapenos or Thai chiles.
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: Makes about 1 1/2 cups
Here’s how to make it:
- Put the black peppercorns, cumin seeds, coriander seeds and cardamom seeds into a spice grinder or mortar and pestle. Grind until they turn into a coarse powder.
- Put the ground spices, salt, cilantro, parsley, serrano peppers, garlic and lemon juice into a blender. Pulse until just broken up.
- Add the olive oil and pulse until combined but still has texture. Taste and add more salt or lemon juice.
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