Cooking with spices

Former Google chef and caterer Leila Soveron Ovando gives her favorite recipes using spices she thinks everyone should have in their kitchens. 


Marinade the chicken using roasted jalapenos, pineapple chunks, lemon juice, cilantro, garlic, onion, olive oil, salt, and pepper. 

Use 1 roasted jalapeno

1 1/2 cups pineapple chunks

1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 cup lemon juice

1/2 bunch of cilantro

1/2 small onion

Salt and pepper to taste

Marinade the chicken for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator. 

Cook the chicken until the internal temperature is 165 degrees. 

7 Spice Rub

3tbs Paprika

3tbs onion powder

3tbs garlic powder

3tbs cayenne powder

3tbs black pepper 

3tbs brown sugar

1tbs salt

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