Piri-Piri Spice Mix

Piri-Piri Spice Mix image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Piri-Piri Spice Mix image

The hot and sweet peppers typically used in Portuguese cuisine are the inspiration for this mild spice mix. If you like, make a paste of equal parts spice mix and olive oil and use it as a rub for chicken, pork or shrimp.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2014


  • 1/4 cup sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons each ground cumin and ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons each garlic powder and onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper


Stir together sweet paprika, smoked paprika, cumin, coriander, garlic powder, onion powder, sugar, salt and pepper. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.)
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Piri-Piri Spice Mix