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Istanbul Spice Market

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nagodog Jun 18, 2009 12:20 AM

I was in Istanbul recently and bought on a whim what I think are spice mixes called "chicken spice," "fish spice" and "meat spice" from the Spice Market. Does anyone know what spices are in these mixes and/or have any suggestions on how to use them? Thanks.

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  1. BamiaWruz RE: nagodog Sep 9, 2009 02:23 AM

    I don't know exactly what is in each one, but arabic food has the same sort of thing. You just use it as a rub/marinade. Use a good amount of it all over a chicken for example and then grill or bake.

    Maybe add some fresh garlic with the spice and rub on fish, then squeeze lemon juice.

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      gomexico RE: nagodog Sep 9, 2009 06:29 AM

      They're about the same as you can buy on your grocer's shelf, and you use them the same way . . . I'm recalling. They're product sdisplayed for tourists visiting the market.

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