Epis (Spice mix) – Ok Haiti

Skill Level: Easy

Cuisine: Seasoning

Course: Seasoning

Portions: 1 batch

Time: 1hs

It is a blend of onions, scallions, garlic, parsley, bell peppers, and other spices. (My little secret is that I added basil and thyme leaves to to bring more freshness and taste to the epis). This recipe is for a big batch so you can keep the rest in the refrigerator

epis Epis (Spice mix)

Ingredients for Epis (Spice mix):

  • 1 small onion
  • 6 scallions
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1/cup roughly chopped parsley
  • 10 basil leaves
  • 20 thyme leaves
  • ½ a green pepper
  • ½ red pepper
  • ½ yellow pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive or canola oil
  • 2 Maggie cubs
  1. Thoroughly wash, chop, and dice every vegetable ingredient into a large container.
  2. Add them into food processor and Mix on High. (You may also use a blender).
  3. While the ingredients are blending, pour in the oil and the Maggie cubs.
  4. Blend it adding regularly the strain water.
  5. Once your seasoning reaches a smooth consistent texture, stop the Blender or Food Processor and pour the content into jar or plastic container.
  6. This can be used as your base for most of your savory dishes and especially for seasoning meats and fish.

Bon Appétit!

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