Moroccan Rub Turkey

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.