Definition of chermoula in English:

chermoula

Syllabification: cher·mou·la
Pronunciation: /SHe(ə)rˈmo͞oˌlə, SHär-, -lä
 
 
 
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noun

(In North African cookery) a sauce or marinade for fish or meat, typically containing olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and cilantro.
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  • Some are adaptations of the old favourites, some are new dishes invented around specific produce: for example, smoked haddock brandade or slow-cooked lamb with chermoula.
  • Spread the chermoula all over the meat, then cover very loosely with foil and refrigerate for up to 36 hours.
  • Vicky started with a dish of king scallops with roast peppers, tomato and preserved lemon chermoula (a Moroccan mixture of herbs and spices), which passed with flying colours.

Origin

French, from Arabic šeṛmula.

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