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Passover Recipes, The Spice Way

You can’t have too many recipes, especially when it comes to getting creative for Passover. Our take on Apple Haroset combines many flavors and textures, easily done using The Spice Way fruit infusions and ground spices. This time of year is never complete without doing matzah one-hundred ways, so we’ve got a sweet version you can add to your list — Matzah Brittle. And finally a recipe for Orange Chicken done with matzah meal, that’s sure to please with its notes of fragrant ginger and sweet honey.

To all our friends celebrating — Hag Sameah – Happy Passover!

Apple Haroset, The Spice WayAppla Haroset

By Debbie Kornberg

Israel is truly a melting pot of culture and tradition. The Spice Way Haroset is representative of Israel’s diversity of people and the flavors they use in their cooking. Try this recipe for something different.

1 Gala Apple, finely chopped
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup The Spice Way Apple Pear Ginger Infusion
1/2 tsp. The Spice Way Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp. The Spice Way Ground Ginger
1/8 cup honey
1/8 cup sweet white wine (optional)

Mix all ingredients together.

Passover Matzah BrittlePassover matzah brittle

This recipe is always a hit with the kids!

4 sheets of Matzah
1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter or pareve margarine
1 cup of packed dark brown sugar
12 oz. bag of chocolate morsels, pareve
12 oz. bag of white chocolate morsels, pareve
1 bottle of colored sprinkles
1 bag mini marshmallows
Parchment paper

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Lay out matzah as close as possible in one layer in pan, braking pieces to fit.
  3. Melt the butter with brown sugar in a saucepan, stirring frequently, until it bubbles.
  4. Pour the butter mixture over the matzah; spread to coat. Put the matzah in the over for a minute or two.
  5. Sprinkle chocolate morsels, white morsels, sprinkles & marshmallows over top and return to oven one minute or until morsels and marshmallows are soft.
  6. Remove from the oven and with spatula, spread chocolate to cover matzah. Pour spinkles on top.
  7. Freeze 20 minutes, or until hard. Crack, put into plastic Ziploc bags and store in freezer.

Passover Crispy Orange Chicken with Ginger and Honey

By Debbie KornbergPassover Crispy Orange Chicken with Ginger and Honey

This delicious Passover chicken dish is always a hit! The orange, ginger and honey play well together and the crispy matzah meal coating around the chicken ensures it stays moist while waiting to be served to your guests.

Serves 8

4 Boneless breast chicken pieces cut in half
1 cup Matza meal
1 tbsp Potato starch
2 tbsp heaping, The Spice Way Onion Powder (available in-store only)
1/2 tsp The Spice Way Ground Turmeric
1/4 tsp The Spice Way Ground Cumin (available in-store only)
1 tsp heaping, The Spice Way Dead Sea Salt
4 eggs
1 ½ cup Vegetable oil
1/8 cup The Spice Way House Blend Olive Oil
1/2 cup Orange juice
1/4 cup The Spice Way Honey (available in-store only)
1 tbsp The Spice Way Ground Ginger
2 oranges
Chopped parsley for garnish

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl combine matzah meal, potato starch, onion powder, garlic powder and salt. Mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, crack eggs and whisk well.
  4. In a large frying pan, place vegetable oil and put on medium high heat. Make sure oil is hot.
  5. Dip chicken breast in egg and have it well coated and then dip into the matza meal blend so it is well coated.
  6. Place coated chicken into hot frying pan and cook until it is a deep golden brown.
  7. Once chicken is cooked place on a dish with a paper towel to allow excess oil to drain.
  8. In a third bowl, using a whisk combine olive oil, orange juice, honey and ground ginger.
  9. Using a zester, zest the skin of half of an orange into the sauce and mix well.
  10. Place cooked chicken in a Pyrex dish and carefully sauce orange -ginger sauce around the chicken.
  11. Slice 1 ½ remaining oranges into to half slices and place around the chicken.
  12. Place in oven and cook for approximately 40 minutes.
  13. Place on a serving dish and garnish with parsley.

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