Middle Eastern spice mix
Baharat is an all-purpose seasoning mix used as a flavor enhancer in Middle Eastern cuisine.
Use as a dry-rub for grilled/baked meat, poultry or fish; or add to casseroles for a Middle Eastern twist; mixed with olive oil to make a marinade or blended with garlic, parsley and olive oil to make a condiment paste. It also add depth and flavor to soups, tomato sauces, lentils, rice pilafs, and couscous.
BLACK PEPPER, CUMIN, CORIANDER, CINNAMON,
CLOVES, NUTMEG, CARDAMOM.
Sprinkle both sides of 6 skinless chicken thigh with kosher salt, then rub 2 tablespoon of Baharat spice mix on both sides, keep aside. Heat 2 Tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat, sear the chicken in hot oil for 3- 4 minutes, turn over and sear other side on medium heat for 3-4 minutes until golden and crispy. Place the skillet in the preheated oven at 400F, uncovered, and baked until cooked through, about 15- 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and let rest 5 minutes before serving.