Aji Amarillo Spiced Sweet Potato Wedges + RawSpiceBar Giveaway!
I don’t know about you but my spice cabinet has become like the junk drawer of my cupboards. I honestly can’t remember the last time I cleaned it out and over the years it has gathered spice jar after spice jar- most of which have probably expired and lost any flavor they once had.
So when I was contacted by RawSpiceBar and asked to try out their fresh ground, small batch, premium spice blends I was really excited! Instead of jars, these fresh ground spices are sent in the perfect size small batch packets that are just the right amount for creating delicious recipes.
For only $6.00 each month (that you can cancel at any time) you can get a Subscription Spice Box with 3-4 hand picked, small batch fresh ground spices delivered to your door along with locally inspired recipes to accompany them. Each spice packet is about 1-3 ounces which can create a dish to serve 8-10 people!
This past month I was sent spices inspired by the Andes and Peru along with recipe cards to create a menu for Peruvian Roasted Chicken, Aji Amarillo Sweet Potatoes and Pink Peppercorn Voladores.
Here are the spices I received as well as suggested pairings for each:
Peruvian Spice Rub
A blend of paprika, ancho chiles, cumin, ground black pepper and Mexican Oregano. Pairs well with sausages, chicken, shrimp, tofu or eggplant.
Pink Peppercorn Blend
Blend of pink Himalayan sea salt and pink peppercorns. Pairs well with sweet dishes like ice cream, melons or chocolate and savory dishes like scallops, shrimp or salmon.
Aji Amarillo Spices
Blend of aji amarillo, coriander, basil, mustard seed, cumin and black pepper. Pair well with potatoes and rice.
As soon as I read the suggestion of making sweet potatoes with the aji amarillo spices, my mouth started to water. I wasted no time whipping up these wedges that were a match made in heaven with the blend of aji amarillo chiles.
These literally are as mouthwatering as they look. The flavors from the chile adds not only spice but also a hint of fruitiness that brings out the sweet in sweet potatoes.
- 3 sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cut into wedges
- 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
- 1 packet of RawSpiceBar Aji Amarillo Spices
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- In a large bowl, toss sweet potatoes with coconut oil and spices making sure to coat evenly.
- Line sweet potatoes on baking sheet and bake 25-30 minutes, turning occasionally.
- Remove and enjoy!
Simple, easy and delicious! I really enjoyed being able to create something that tasted so unique with just the addition of some fresh Peruvian inspired spices!
RawSpiceBar is definitely a great option if you’re looking to add some different flavors and experiment with new recipes! I am really happy I had the opportunity to try it out and thankfully, you can too!
RawSpiceBar is graciously allowing me to give away a 3 month subscription to one of my readers! All you have to do to enter is use the rafflecopter below. Ends 6/17 at midnight, good luck!
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