Can be prepared the night before. Bake at the last moment.
Harissa is a very spicy chili paste used for seasoning in the Middle East and North Africa. It is made from small red peppers, cayenne pepper, vegetables, canola oil, caraway, garlic and herbs such as coriander and mint, and can contain more than twenty other spices. Harissa is primarily use in couscous but also in soups and with meats, fish and rice. It is easily found in tubes or canned in grocery stores. Store in the refrigerator once opened. Otherwise, use Sambal Oelek sauce or hot peppers.