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Gyros mixed spices

Very often I prepare different kinds of marinades for meats on the grill and frying. Usually I just mix a variety of herbs and spices without any plan. Today, I decided to prepare mine version of gyros spice. Exactly for this purpose I bought a large stone mortar :) Feel free to try it out..

Prep time ~10 minues Cook time
Difficulty Difficulty: Very Easy
Yield for 2 bowls of marinade


  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of coriander
  • 1½ teaspoon of marjoram
  • 2 seeds of allspice
  • 1 teaspoon of tumeric
  • ¼ teaspoon of rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon of charlock
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet pepper powder


  • Bowl
  • Mortar
  • Tea spoon

A method of preparing

  • Triturate all components in a mortar – with the exception of turmeric and paprika.
  • Mix in a bowl, so as to obtain a uniform color.

Finished! Ideal for meat marinating and other applications in the kitchen.
Enjoy your meal!