Spicy Harissa red capsicum sauce

Harissa Sauce

Harissa Sauce

This spicy red capsicum and chilli based sauce can add a nice zing too a whole range of dishes. Just add a touch to suite.

Harissa Sauce
Creator: Jeffrey Simonetta Photographer: Benjamin Townsend
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 4 large garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • 4 large red capsicum
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried crushed chilli
  1. Place coriander and caraway seeds in small skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until aromatic, about 30 seconds.
  2. Transfer to a food processor.
  3. Cook garlic in same skillet, covered, over medium-low heat until tender, turning occasionally, about 10 minutes. Allow to cool, then peel the garlic and add to the processor.
  4. Char capsicums over gas flame until blackened on all sides.
  5. Once blackened all over remove from the flame and place in a bowl and cover with cling wrap.
  6. Let this stand for 10 minutes, Then carefully peel, deseed, and coarsely chop.
  7. Now add all remaining ingredients to the food processor.
  8. Puree until smooth. season with salt and pepper.


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Published on: December 3, 2014

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