10 fast recipes with spice mixes

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Spice blends are a key part of the kitchen, offering a simple and effective way to add flavour to your dishes in just a few minutes. These blends are also known for their health benefits and ability to improve digestion, reduce inflammation, and help with weight management.

We have selected 10 recipes with spice mixtures that are quick and easy to prepare. Whether you're a passionate cook or a beginner, you'll find delicious and spicy ideas to add to your daily menu at Sambavanilla, your spice company.

What are the spice blends used in the recipes?

Garam Masala powder from Madagascar is a spice blend that brings a warm and spicy touch to your dishes. At Sambavanilla, we have created a unique version of this blend, adding spices from Madagascar to achieve an even more intense and rich flavour.

This spice blend is perfect for adding an exotic touch to your dishes, whether it's for grilled meats, sautéed vegetables or rice dishes. Its unique taste and irresistible aroma will take you on a culinary journey to exotic destinations.

Recipe : : Chicken Curry with Garam Masala

Ingredients :

4 chicken fillets, diced

1 onion, chopped

1 clove of garlic, chopped

1 tablespoon red curry paste

1 tablespoon Garam Masala powder from Madagascar

1 can (30 cl) coconut milk

Salt and pepper to taste

Vegetable oil

  1. Heat the vegetable oil.
  2. Add onion and chopped garlic.
  3. Add the diced chicken and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the red curry paste and Madagascar Garam Masala powder and stir well.
  5. Pour in the can of coconut milk and stir until the sauce is smooth.
  6. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  7. Add salt and pepper.
  8. Serve hot with rice or naan bread.

Madagascar Special Meat Curry Powder is a tasty and fragrant blend of 13 spices that is perfect for meat dishes.

Recipe : Beef with 13-spice Madagascar Curry

Ingredients :

1 kg of cubed beef,

Onion and garlic

1 tomato, diced

1 can of 30 cl coconut milk

2 tablespoons of special meat curry powder from Madagascar

  1. In a hot pan, fry the onion and garlic until golden.
  2. Brown the beef on all sides. Add salt and pepper.
  3. Then add the diced tomatoes and the Madagascar Special Meat Curry Powder.
  4. Simmer on low heat until the meat is tender and the sauce is slightly thickened.
  5. Add the coconut milk and stir the mixture over a very low heat for about 10 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with rice or vegetables of your choice.

Coconut Curry is a Creole spice blend that is often used in Mauritian dishes. It consists of a mixture of spices such as coriander, cumin, ginger, cardamom and of course, coconut. This spice brings a delicate and exotic flavour to meat or fish dishes.

Recipe : Curry Shrimp with Coconut

Ingredients :

500g peeled and deveined prawns

1 onion, chopped

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1 red pepper, diced

1 tin of peeled tomatoes

1 can (30 cl) coconut milk

1 tablespoon coconut curry

Salt and pepper

  1. In a hot pan, fry the onion and garlic until golden.
  2. Add the shrimp to the pan and cook for about 2 minutes.
  3. Then add the diced pepper and the can of peeled tomatoes.
  4. Add the coconut curry and coconut milk and simmer for about 10 minutes until the sauce is slightly thick.
  5. Add salt and pepper.
  6. Serve the dish hot with rice or vegetables.

Bangkok Curry and other spice blends

Bangkok Curry is a blend of spices that brings a typical flavour to Thai cuisine. It can be used in many recipes to add a spicy and exotic touch.

Recipe : Vegetable curry with Bangkok curry

Ingredients :

1 onion

2 cloves of garlic

1 red pepper

1 aubergine

1 courgette

1 can (30 cl) coconut milk

2 tablespoons of Bangkok curry

salt and pepper

olive oil

  1. Chop the onion and garlic, cut the vegetables into cubes.
  2. Pour the olive oil into a heavy bottomed pan.
  3. Add the onion and garlic and fry until golden.
  4. Stir in all the vegetables.
  5. Add salt, pepper and coconut milk.
  6. Simmer on low heat for 15-20 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  7. Serve hot with basmati rice.

The Creole spice blend is a typical mixture of Caribbean cuisine that usually consists of herbs such as thyme, parsley and basil, as well as various spices such as cayenne pepper, cumin and black pepper. This mixture of spices gives an intense and pungent flavour to Creole dishes.

Recipe : Grilled fish with Creole spices

Ingredients :

4 fish fillets (bass, salmon, cod, etc.)

2 tablespoons melted butter

1 tablespoon Creole spice mix

pepper and salt

1 lime for the juice

Riceand grilled vegetables to accompany

  1. Brush a fish fillet of your choice with a mixture of melted butter, Creole spice mix and lime juice.
  2. Grill in the oven or on the barbecue.
  3. Serve with rice and grilled vegetables.

The Moroccan spice mix is a subtle blend of spices that adds an exotic touch to your dishes. It consists of cinnamon, cumin, ginger, coriander, paprika, black pepper, cardamom and cloves. This blend is perfect for enhancing the taste of grilled salmon.

Recipe : Grilled salmon with Moroccan spice mix

Ingredients :

4 salmon fillets

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon Moroccan spice mix

salt and pepper

Lemon slices for garnish

  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, mix the olive oil and Moroccan spice blend.
  3. Brush each salmon fillet with the oil and spice mixture and sprinkle with salt and ground black pepper.
  4. Place the salmon fillets on an oiled baking tray.
  5. Broil the salmon fillets for about 10-12 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through.
  6. Serve the grilled salmon hot with lemon slices for garnish.

Tasty spice blends

Korean spice mix is often used in Korean cooking to add a spicy and aromatic touch to stir-fried meats and vegetables. For a quick and delicious recipe, try this stir-fried pork with Korean spice mix.

Recipe : Sauteed pork with Korean spice mix

Ingredients :

500 g pork fillet, cut into thin slices

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

2 tablespoons Korean spice mix

1 onion, finely diced

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 red pepper, diced

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon honey

  1. In a bowl, mix the pork slices with the Korean spice mixture.
  2. Heat vegetable oil over medium heat and add onion and garlic.
  3. Add the pork to the pan and stir-fry until browned and cooked through.
  4. Add the red pepper to the pan and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Mix the soy sauce and honey together. Pour the mixture over the pork and vegetables in the pan and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Shichimi Togareshi is a traditional Japanese spice blend of seven different spices, often used to add a touch of spice to various dishes.

Recipe : Shichimi Togareshi marinated roast chicken.

Ingredients :

4 chicken legs

2 tablespoons of Shichimi Togareshi

2 tablespoons of soy sauce

2 tablespoons honey

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 lime, squeezed

2 tablespoons olive oil

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the Shichimi Togareshi, soy sauce, honey, minced garlic and lime juice.
  2. Add the chicken thighs to the bowl and mix well to coat with the marinade.
  3. Cover the bowl and marinate for at least 30 minutes (ideally 2 hours in the fridge).
  4. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  5. Heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  6. Add the marinated chicken thighs to the pan and brown for 5 minutes on each side.
  7. Transfer the chicken thighs to an ovenproof dish and bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with rice and vegetables.

The special lamb spice blend is perfect for enhancing the flavour of this delicate meat. This blend is usually made up of cumin, coriander, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper and cloves. It is often used in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine to season lamb dishes.

Recipe : Lamb casserole with spices.

Ingredients :

500g lamb shoulder cut into cubes

1 onion, chopped

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 tablespoon of special lamb spice mix

1 tablespoon tomato paste

400ml chicken stock

2 tablespoons olive oil

salt and pepper

  1. Heat the oil. Add onion and garlic.
  2. Add the lamb cubes and cook until browned on all sides.
  3. Add the special lamb spice mix and toss to coat the meat.
  4. Mix in the tomato paste, chicken stock and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat.
  5. Add salt and pepper.
  6. Serve hot with rice, vegetables or naan.

The Fish Spice Mix is a tasty and fragrant spice mix that goes perfectly with all kinds of fish. It consists of a mixture of coriander, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, fenugreek, turmeric and salt.

Recipe : Grilled fish fillet with spices.

Ingredients :

4 fish fillets (tilapia, sea bream, cod, etc.)

2 tablespoons of special fish spice mix

2 tablespoons olive oil

Lemon juice


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the fish spice mix with the olive oil and a pinch of salt.
  3. Couvrez le bol et laissez mariner pendant au moins 30 minutes (idéalement 2 heures au réfrigérateur).
  4. Place the fish fillets on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  5. Brush each fish fillet with the spice mixture.
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fillets, until the fish is cooked and golden brown.
  7. Sprinkle the fish fillets with a little lemon juice and serve immediately with a green salad or rice.

Order your spice mixes from Sambavanilla!

In this article, we invite you to discover 10 recipes with spice mixtures that will delight your taste buds.

At Sambavanilla, we offer you top quality spices to make all your dishes a success. All our spices have specific characteristics and uses.

Order these spice blends now and try out these tasty recipes. Feel free to explore even more recipes with spice blends to add an exotic touch to your dishes and impress your guests.

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