Turkish Grilled Olives 1 Kg

Sale priceDhs. 40.00


Turkish Grilled Olives, known as "Kızarmış Zeytin" in Turkish, are a delightful twist on a Mediterranean classic. Olives, with their rich flavor and versatility, are a staple in Turkish cuisine, often enjoyed as a snack, appetizer, or incorporated into various dishes. Grilling them elevates their taste profile, adding depth and a hint of smokiness that enhances their natural flavors.

To prepare Turkish Grilled Olives, you start with selecting high-quality olives, preferably ones that are firm and plump, such as green or black olives. These are then marinated with a mixture of olive oil, garlic, fresh herbs like thyme or oregano, and sometimes spices such as red pepper flakes or cumin, depending on personal preference. This marinade infuses the olives with additional layers of flavor.

Once marinated, the olives are skewered and placed on a grill, either over charcoal or gas, until they develop a charred exterior and release their enticing aroma. The heat of the grill causes the olives to soften slightly, intensifying their taste while creating a tantalizing contrast between the smoky char and the briny richness of the olives.

Turkish Grilled Olives are often served warm, either as part of a mezze spread alongside other appetizers like hummus, baba ganoush, or stuffed grape leaves, or as a standalone snack accompanied by crusty bread or crackers. The warmth of the olives enhances their flavor, making them even more irresistible.

One of the joys of Turkish cuisine is its focus on fresh, simple ingredients and bold flavors, and grilled olives perfectly encapsulate this culinary ethos. Whether enjoyed as a casual snack or as part of a more elaborate meal, Turkish Grilled Olives are sure to delight your taste buds with their robust, smoky goodness

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