Easy Zhug Recipe: Drizzle This Spicy Parsley & Cilantro Sauce Recipe on Anything by Donna John

4 months ago
Easy Zhug Recipe: Drizzle This Spicy Parsley & Cilantro Sauce Recipe on Anything

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, eggsburgers, 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:

  1. 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. 
  2. Put the ground spices, salt, cilantro, parsley, serrano peppers, garlic and lemon juice into a blender. Pulse until just broken up. 
  3. Add the olive oil and pulse until combined but still has texture. Taste and add more salt or lemon juice. 

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Fab Flank Steak Recipe: This Steak With Chimichurri Sauce Recipe Is What You Should Make Tonight

Quick Roasted Salsa Verde Recipe: This Tomatillo Salsa Recipe Puts the Jarred Green Salsa to Shame

Chili's® Copycat Salsa Recipe: Famous 10-Minute Homemade Salsa Recipe With a Twist

Authentic Homemade Falafel Recipe: This Delicious Fried Falafel Recipe Is Simply Amazing

Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Mmm, this looks so delicious, Donna John . I'm going to put it on so many dishes!
Donna John
The older I get, the spicier I like my food. Love sauces like this, and I got to use my spice grinder! :-) Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Never heard of this but wish I had sooner. Looks amazing.

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Best Taco Chicken Dip Recipe: We Bet This Baked Taco Chicken Dip Recipe Beats Your Buffalo Chicken Dip

Easy Fried Rice Recipe: Tasty 15-Minute Fried Rice With Chicken Sausage & Vegetables

One-Pan Tuscan Chicken Recipe: This Creamy 30-Minute Chicken Recipe Is Amazing

Fantastic BBQ Chicken Meatballs Recipe for Dinner, Appetizers or Your Tailgating Party

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!