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Introducing New Sysco® Imperial McCormick Spices

Take your menu to the next level with Sysco® Imperial spices and seasonings. 

  • August 14, 2019

With a little creativity and help from Sysco® Imperial spices and seasonings, you’ll have no shortage of ways to excite customers’ taste buds.

Bold, Global Flavors

68% of Millennials and Gen Z have gone out of their way to try a novel global food.Customers are demanding more cultural experiences, including complex, bold and spicy flavor profiles.

Aleppo Style Pepper

Aleppo pepper comes from the burgundy chili known as Halaby pepper and are ripened, semi dried & deseeded, then coarsely crushed. Aleppo Pepper is half as spicy as most chili flakes and delivers a perfectly balanced mix of heat and sweet, rich flavor which builds slowly and increases when cooking. 

Usage Tips:

  • Use for a less spicy, fruiter flavor 
  • Season cooked, roasted or grilled vegetables 
  • Mix into hummus for a slight heat and fruitiness flavor 

Recipe:

Peri Peri Seasoning

Peri Peri capitalizes on the sweet, fiery heat that embodies South Africa and presents a balance of zesty, citrus flavors with a pleasant heat build and hints of paprika. 

Usage Tips:

  • Sprinkle on chicken or fish before grilling 
  • Mix with mayonnaise for an easy Peri Peri aioli 
  • Season steamed vegetables 

Recipe:

Black Garlic Powder Seasoning

Black Garlic adds a quick, easy way to create bold, garlicky taste wherever you’d use regular garlic powder. Loaded with umami and inspired by Korean cuisine, Black Garlic is aged 90 days and a great solution for bringing big flavor and an exciting twist on classic garlic. 

Usage Tips:

  • Sprinkle on steak, pork, chicken or fish before roasting or grilling 
  • Dress up a “power bowl” with quinoa, kale, avocado, sunflower seeds, and chicken 
  • Mix into butter to create a flavorful spread 

Recipe:

Hold the Salt, Add the Flavor

Customers continue to want more robust, flavorful cuisine, but hold the added salt, please! Turn up the flavor without the added sodium using Sysco® Imperial spices and seasonings.

Salt Free Signature Seasoning Blend

Signature seasoning blend delivers a robust flavor from 14 spices and herbs, with notes of citrus from lemon and orange, without the salt.

Usage Tips:

  • Season cooked, roasted, or grilled vegetables
  • Mix with mayonnaise for an easy creamy herb dip
  • Dress up a “power bowl” with quinoa, kale, apples and cranberries

Recipes:

Salt Free Garlic & Herb Seasoning

Garlic is the primary flavor in this flavorful salt free blend, combined with herbs like oregano, basil, thyme, and rosemary.

Usage Tips:

  • Mix into butter to create a salt-free garlic & herb bread
  • Sprinkle on chicken, pork, steak, or fish before roasting
  • Add flavor to an oil and vinegar dressing for a salt-free salad

Recipes:

Salt Free Lemon & Pepper Seasoning

Turn up the flavor without adding salt: A citrus mix with the primary flavor lemon peel, red and green bell peppers, and black pepper.

Usage Tips:

  • Sprinkle on steak, pork, chicken or fish before cooking
  • Add to a marinade or vinaigrette to add flavor without the salt
  • Dial up a tuna or chicken salad by simply adding to mayonnaise

Recipes:

Next Level Garlic

Take your dish to the next level and kick up the flavor with one of the most widely used ingredients in the kitchen. With a food versatility score of 100, garlic is used in many different applications and dishes across the menu. 

Garlic Powder, Coarse Grind with Parsley

Combines a full-bodied, aromatic garlic flavor with the visual appeal of parsley, creating a universal garnish, taking your traditional garlic powder to the next level. 

Usage Tips:

  • Add garden-fresh taste to pasta or barbeque sauces 
  • Spice up soups with the visual appeal of parsley 
  • Dress up a marinades or vinaigrettes 

Garlic Salt, Coarse Grind with Parsley

Combines a full-bodied, aromatic garlic flavor and salt with the visual appeal of parsley, creating a flavorful upgrade from traditional garlic salt. 

Usage Tips:

  • Mix into butter to create a garlic & herb bread 
  • Add zest to chicken, pork, steak, or fish before roasting or grilling 
  • Wake up your breakfast menu by adding to eggs or hash browns

Contact your Sysco MA today to learn more and visit McCormickforChefs.com to discover a fresh array of flavor profiles, ingredient combinations, recipes, and more. 

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