What to do with leftover Turkish chilli flakes

Also known as aleppo chilli flakes, this spicy ingredient is made from dried, ground peppers. It has a medium heat – making it milder than regular chilli flakes – and a sweet aroma.

Discover what to do with leftover Turkish chilli flakes, here.

What to do with leftover Turkish chilli flakes

Recipes using Turkish (or aleppo) chilli flakes 

How to use leftover Turkish chilli flakes 

  • Spicy dressing
    Combine chilli flakes with Greek yogurt and chopped fresh basil and parsley.  Mix in 2-3 parts olive oil to 1 part lemon juice to form a creamy dressing, then toss through salad.
  • Chilli eggs
    Stir a pinch of chilli flakes into scrambled eggs with crumbled feta and chopped fresh basil.
  • Meat marinade
    Mix chilli flakes with extra-virgin olive oil and crushed garlic.  Use to marinate chicken, lamb or beef for at least an hour before cooking.



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