3 fun ways to season salt

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If you want to add a creative touch to your cooking, you might find it useful to discover these 3 easy ways to season salt

Spices are essential in any kitchen to make dishes appeal to savory and sweet palettes. To liven up your cooking, here are 3 tasty and fanciful ways to season your salt. They are easy to follow and add a special touch to your simple dishes.

Salt and Aromatic Herbs

Salt with aromatic herbs

Salt seasoned with aromatic herbs – This adds a burst of unique flavors to any meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of at least 5 of the following herbs: thyme, oregano, basil, summer savory, dill, garlic powder, chives, salvia, chili pepper, marjoram, celery seeds, fennel
  • 2 teaspoons of dried onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried rosemary
  • 1/4 cup of dried parsley
  • 1 or 2 teaspoons of dried algae
  • 1 tablespoon of yeast

Preparation:

Depending on your personal tastes and the flavor you desire, you can also choose not to include, or lower the amount of spices. Mix the salt and spices together, and keep in a closed glass jar. Store jar in a place with no humidity.

Lemon Pepper Salt

Salt seasoned with lemon and pepper

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Lemon and Pepper Salt – This flavorful seasoning tastes wonderful with either meat or fish, but can also be used over vegetables and salads.

Ingredients:

  • 30 grams of fresh ground pepper
  • 4 lemon peels, grated
  • 60 grams of table salt

Preparation:

Pour ground pepper into a bowl, combine the grated lemon peel, and mix. Then, spread the pepper and the lemon peel on a sheet of wax paper in an oven-safe dish. Heat in the oven at a low temperature until the lemon peel dries up. This will take around an hour. When ready, add in the salt, and use a mixer to blend everything until you obtain very fine salt grains.

Salt and Red Pepper

Salt seasoned with chili peppers

Chili Pepper Salt – This is a great condiment for your Mexican dishes, and other spicy food.

Ingredients:

  • chili pepper powder
  • 1 lime peel, grated
  • sea salt flakes

Preparation:

Dry the grated lime peel pieces in the oven at a low temperature for around an hour, spreading them over a sheet of wax paper. Then, mix them with the chill pepper and sea salt flakes. Conserve in a closed glass jar.

If you don’t use salt in your diet, you might be interested inNo-salt cooking tips!

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RACHEL MANIQUIS

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