Recipe Details

Green harissa, spicy with herbal notes, a brininess from green olives, and hints of cardamom and cinnamon, is used as a sauce on crispy fried wings. Green harissa, spicy with herbal notes, a brininess from green olives and hints of cardamom and cinnamon elevate crispy fried wings. This recipe features our new Global Blends Moroccan Seasoning. 

Green Harissa Sauce/Dip

  1. In a blender combine olive oil, parsley, cilantro, green olives, lemon juice, scallions, Moroccan Seasoning, jalapenos, garlic, and salt. Blend well. Reserve half of sauce for service.
  2. Combine remaining half of sauce with Greek yogurt to make dip. Cover and refrigerate until service.

Prep/Dip

  1. Steam chicken wings until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached. Cool completely, cover, and hold refrigerated for service.

Service

  1. Set fryer to 375°F. For each serving, toss 1 pound of wings with 2 tablespoons of cornstarch until well coated. Fry until golden brown.
  2. Drain wings and place in a bowl. Toss with 1/3 cup reserved Green Harissa Sauce.
  3. Serve wings hot with Green Harissa Dip.

CHEF’s TIP!

Green Harissa Dip can also be used as dips for crudité platters or served with flatbread.