Homemade seasoned salt is a delightful and customizable seasoning blend that can kick up the flavor of any dish. It offers a perfect balance of saltiness, spices, and aromatics that can be tailored to suit your taste. Creating your own seasoning blends allows you to control the quality of ingredients. While also allowing you to control the levels of salt and spices used.
The beauty of making this homemade seasoned salt recipe lies in its versatility. You can use it as a convenient all-purpose seasoning to enhance the natural flavor of meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, soups, and stews. Whether it's when you are grilling, roasting, sautéing, or you simply want to add a finishing touch to a recipe. This seasoning salt can add depth and flavor that will take your cooking to a whole other level.
I am a big fan of Lawry's seasoned salt so being able to craft my own version of homemade seasoning salt. While being able to control the ingredients used without skipping out on flavor, was very appealing to me. Crafting your own gives you the opportunity to experiment with various spices and create seasoning blends that you can customize to your liking.
This homemade seasoning salt recipe with the perfect blend of spices is a great addition to your pantry. So if you are like me and enjoy making your own spice blends this recipe is a must try.
Benefits Of Making Homemade Seasoned Salt
Making your own homemade seasoned salt will allow you to control the ingredients used. While also allowing you to create your own customized blend that is tailored to your own taste and dietary needs.
Making homemade seasonings is a great way to save money at the grocery store. I have been on a mission this year to create more homemade ingredients to complement my recipes. I gave up store-bought coffee creamer a while back for homemade coffee creamer. As well as creating my own homemade bourbon vanilla extract. I like the idea of being able to control the ingredients used while eliminating unnecessary ingredients and additives.
Not to mention that making some of these ingredients especially spice blends is cost-efficient. All the spices that are used to create this homemade seasoned salt are spices I already hand on hand.
Creating a batch of homemade seasoned salt is easy with these few simple spices. I will explain what each spice does for this homemade spice blend. Then in the questions section, I will explain some substitutions for these spices.
Salt plays a crucial role in this homemade seasoning salt recipe. It is used to enhance the natural flavors of food while bringing out the taste of the other spices used. Salt provides a savory taste that will balance and intensify the overall flavor profile of a dish.
When making this homemade seasoning blend it's important to get the right balance with the salt. We want to enhance the flavors of the other spices with the salt without overpowering them.
Garlic powder is another key ingredient for this homemade blend. The garlic powder adds a robust flavor that is distinctive. It also enhances the overall taste of recipes. Adding garlic powder to this homemade blend is a convenient way to incorporate garlic flavor without the need for fresh garlic cloves.
Onion Powder will not only bring in the flavor of onion in a concentrated way but it also will balance the overall flavor of this blend.
Black pepper adds a pungent and slightly spicy flavor to the seasoned salt. While also enhancing the overall depth and complexity of the seasoning blend.
Papkrika not only enhances the taste profile with its mild heat but also adds visual appeal with its vibrant color.
Sugar helps to balance together the overall flavors of the seasoning.
Tips And Questions
Here are a few tips for customizing your own seasoning blend. Starting with the basic recipe form there you can add or subtract ingredients to better fit your taste.
Try experimenting with different spices like using a smoked or sweet paprika. For an even more bold smokey flavor try using ground cumin or coriander with the smoked paprika. Replace black pepper with cayenne pepper or maybe use equal parts of both.
Even though salt is a crucial part of the seasoned salt it can be adjusted. Simply reduce the amount of plain salt used or even changed the type. Try using pink Himalayan, Kosher salt, or sea salt. Or if you are trying to reduce your sodium intake a salt substitute will work.
Of course, you could use a blend of salt if you would like. Or for extra flavor try using some celery salt, simply replace a tablespoon of the table salt with celery salt.
If you can not find garlic or onion powder at the grocery store, look for flakes. You can turn garlic or onion flakes into powder easily by putting them into a spice grinder or a spice mortar.
A sugar substitute such as Splenda can replace with sugar. Whatever adjustments you make to the base recipe be sure to keep track of what you did. So you can keep creating your perfect blend.
Now let's answer some questions like how to use it, how to store it, and how long will it last.
Homemade seasoning salt can be used to season meats like chicken breasts, vegetables, soups, and stews. Not only is this homemade version great on savory dishes but adds great flavor to French fries.
This all-purpose spice blend will need to be stored in an airtight container, like a small mason jar or spice jars. In a cool dry place such as a spice cabinet or pantry for up to 6 months.
This flavorful homemade seasoned salt blend makes for great gifts, so mix up a batch and hand some out to your family and friends.
Homemade Seasoned Salt
Make this homemade seasoned salt that is both versatile and a flavorful seasoning that can easily be made at home. This recipe is a blend of savory spices that is sure to enhance the taste of your favorite recipes.
- 4 Tablespoon Salt
- 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
- 2 Teaspoon Black pepper fine
- 1 Teaspoon Paprika
- 1 Teaspoon Sugar
In a mixing bowl combine all the spices mixing well to blend.
Place the seasoned salt blend into an airtight container.
My Creative Manner is not a nutritionist, we use a program that collected the nutritional value of the ingredients. The nutritional value may change depending on ingredients used.
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