recipes created using sri lankan spice


Sri Lankan Souvlaki

Servers 6-8
Sri Lankan Souvlaki - Zest Byron Bay

Ingredients

300g chicken thigh fillet skin-off
300g pork neck
2 tbs Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
Sliced onion
Chopped tomato
Flat bread
Tzatziki home-made or store bought

Method

Cut meats into strips and marinate separately in 1 tbs of Sri Lankan Spice Paste. …

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Sri Lankan Flavoured Smoked Trout Croquettes

Makes 15 small Croquettes

Ingredients

Sri Lankan Flavoured Smoked Trout Croquettes - Zest Byron Bay1 kg floury potatoes
1 smoked trout prepared
2 tbs Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
Handful chopped parsley
2 egg yolks

For Crumbing
Plain flour
Breadcrumbs or “Panko”
1 egg mixed with 1 tbs milk

Oil for frying

Method

Bake …

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Sweet Potato Salad with Sri Lankan Mayo

Zesty Indian Chicken Bites and Sweet Potato Salad with Sri Lankan Mayo - Zest Byron BayServes: 4-8
Cook Time: 20-30 mins
Prep Time: 15-20 mins

Ingredients

1 large sweet potato peeled and cut into 2cm dice
3 boiled free-range eggs peeled and cut into quarters
2 sticks celery sliced finely
200ml Zest Sri Lankan Mayo
2 shallots sliced finely
2 …

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Zest Spiked Butters

Pan-fried Field Mushrooms with Nepalese Spiked Butter - Zest Byron BayServes: 10-15
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cool Time: 20-30 mins

Ingredients

100g unsalted butter softened
1 tbsp Zest Indian Spice Paste
3 kaffir lime leaves chopped very finely

Method

In a food processor, add ingredients until well combined.

Lay down a piece of plastic wrap …

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Moroccan Spiced Lamb Burgers

Moroccan Spiced Lamb Burgers - Zest Byron BayServes: 4-6
Prep Time: 15-20 mins
Cook Time: 15-20 mins

Ingredients

500g lamb mince
1 medium onion finely diced
2 tbsp Zest Moroccan Spice Paste
40g pinenuts toasted
½ cup parsley finely chopped
2 tsp oil
4 burger buns
2 tbsp Zest Sri Lankan Mayo

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Sri Lankan Flavoured Mayonnaise

Serves: 4-8
Prep Time: 10-15 mins
Cook Time: n/a

Ingredients

1 large free-range egg
2 tsp Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
1 cup grape seed oil

Method

In a bowl add the egg and the spice paste. Using a whisk or a stick blender, combine.…

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Sri Lankan Beetroot Dip

Sri Lankan Beetroot Dip - Zest Byron BayServes: 6-8
Cook Time: 1 hour
Prep Time: 10 mins

Ingredients

4 medium sized beetroots
1 tbsp oil
200g firm-set plain yoghurt
1 tsp Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste (or to taste)
½ lemon zest and juice
1 tbsp chopped dill or chives
Salt & …

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Emma’s Tofu Kebabs

Sri Lankan Tofu Kebabs : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5-10 minutes

Ingredients

2-3 tbsp Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
1 cup sour cream or plain yoghurt
1 packet tofu
mushrooms
capsicum
cherry tomatoes
zucchini

Method

Cut vegetables and tofu into chunks and place onto sticks.

Mix …

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Grilled Haloumi, Fennel, Mint and Candied Walnut Salad

Grilled Haloumi, Fennel, Mint and Candied Walnut Salad : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 15-20 minutes

Ingredients

200g haloumi
1 tbsp of Zest Indian Spice Paste
1 large fennel bulb
200g mixed organic mesclun
handful mint, picked
handful flatleaf parsley, picked
olives
walnuts, butter, brown sugar,
edible flowers

Sauce
1 tsp Sublime Spice Blend
2 …

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Sri Lankan Chickpea, Leek and Spinach Soup

Chickpea, Leek and Spinach Soup : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

1 tbsp Zest Sri Lankan Spice Blend
1 large leek
2 cloves garlic
1 large potato
750ml vegetable stock
1 tin chickpeas, drained
500g baby spinach
handful parsley
½ lemon juiced
2 tbsp olive …

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Fish Curry

Fish Curry : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

500g fresh white fish (eg Mahi Mahi)
1 tbls Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
2 tbls vegetable oil
1 small piece fresh turmeric
2 green chillis sliced
8 eschallots
1 small knob ginger
250ml …

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Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder

Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder : Zest Byron BayServes: 4-6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours

Ingredients

1 lamb shoulder (boned)
1 jar Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
6 garlic cloves
75ml olive oil
salt

Method

Pre heat oven to 150℃. Rub the Zest Sri Lankan spice paste into the lamb …

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Scallops with Chilli and Coriander Flowers

Scallops with Chilli and Coriander Flowers : Zest Byron BayServes: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

MARINADE
2 tbls Zest Sri Lankan Spice Paste
1 clove garlic
1 small knob ginger
1 long red chilli
1 tbls fish sauce
1 tbls lime juice
2 tsp raw sugar

12 scallops roe off, scored on one …

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Kijay’s BBQ Chicken Peices

Serves: 4
Prep time: 5 – 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 -15 mins

Ingredients

1 jar of Zest Spice Paste any flavour
1/2 cup oil
2-3 garlic knobs chopped
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
handful fresh chopped herbs – eg basil, parsley, garlic chives…

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luis quick & easy chicken strips

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 – 10 minutes

Ingredients

200g boneless chicken thigh cut into strips
1 tbsp corn or rice flour
2 – 3 tablespoons Zest Spice Blend
dash of oil
sesame seeds

Method

Blend Zest spice and flour then …

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Sublime Crispy Fish & Crab Dumplings

Serves: 4 with rice and accompaniments
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 – 10 minutes

Ingredients

300g fish white flesh pieces
100g Crab meat
1 egg white
3 tablespoons Sublime marinade
Salt & Pepper
1 cup water
Sliced shallots to garnish
Chopped Coriander leaves…

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Sublime Fish/Tofu & Coconut Curry

Whisk 3 tbls Zest Sublime Marinade with 2/3 tin coconut cream, add fish and set aside for 30 minutes.

Lightly cook thinkly sliced sweet potato, add fish marinade, green beans. Cook through.

Sublime Fish

Smother whole cleaned fresh fish with Zest Sublime Marinade. Wrap in foil or banana leaves. Chill for minimum 1 hour and BBQ or bake.

Dips

Mix your favourite Zest Marinade with sour cream, yogurt, hummus or tahini & serve with carrots, celery, bread or crackers.

Sublime Pilaf Rice

Mix Zest Sublime Spice Blend into rice before cooking.