6 delicious dishes that use coriander to add some depth of flavour

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(PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)
(PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

Few herbs can compete with the unmistakable flavour of leafy green coriander and its seeds. We use it to add depth of flavour to these delicious dishes.

THAI GREEN CURRY

Serve this tasty curry with more chilli (if using) and a starch of your choice.

Thai Green Curry
(PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

TIP Season with fish sauce and lime juice, then add the green beans.

CORIANDER DALTJIES WITH MINT YOGHURT

The daltjies complement the mint yoghurt perfectly! Serve this at your next dinner party.

Daltjies yoghurt
(PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

TIP Serve the daltjies with the mint yoghurt and lemon wedges.

CUBAN-SPICED PASTA BAKE

Coriander is a favourite seasoning in Cuban food. This cheesy bacon pasta is taken to the next level with the delicious Cuban influence.

Cuban Pasta
(PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

TIP Sprinkle the fresh coriander over and serve.

CORIANDER, BRINJAL AND CHICKPEA SALAD

This flavourful chickpea salad can be served as a light meal or side dish.

Chickpea salad
(PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

TIP It can be stored in the fridge for up to three days.

CHERMOULA-MARINATED CHICKEN

The longer the chicken stays in the marinade, the better. We’ve slow-roasted it in the oven to keep it juicy.

Chicken
(PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

TIP Sprinkle the grated lemon zest and chopped spring onion over and serve.

CORIANDER-CRUSTED PORK RIBS

Serve these tasty ribs with the coleslaw.

Pork Ribs
(PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

TIP Liberally sprinkle coriander seeds over the ribs and braai over the coals or fry in a cast-iron pan until golden brown.

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