Moroccan Rub Turkey
Serves about 8. Recipe is from Spice Islands, which says “the recipe is for a turkey breast or a whole chicken. For a large, whole turkey, we recommend doubling the dry seasonings.”
2 tsps. garlic powder
2 tsps. black pepper, medium grind
11/2 tsps. ground cumin
1 tsp. ground Saigon cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cardamom
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 tsp. turmeric
Generous amount of sea salt
1 (5- to 6-lb.) turkey breast
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup butter, melted
1. Combine garlic, black pepper, cumin, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, turmeric and a generous grinding of sea salt in a small bowl. Mix well and reserve 1 teaspoon of seasoning.
2. Rub remaining seasoning over turkey breast. Roast according to manufacturer’s directions.
3. Combine reserved seasoning with honey and butter; mix well. Brush over turkey last 30 minutes of baking time.
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