What are the ingredients in seasoned salt?


Quick Answer

One popular brand of seasoned salt contains salt, sugar, spices, onion, cornstarch, natural flavoring and garlic. Tricalcium phosphate is added to prevent caking, and paprika oleoresin adds color.

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The spices in recipes for seasoned salt often include turmeric and paprika. To make a copycat version of Lawry's seasoned salt, mix 2 tablespoons of salt, 2 teaspoons of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of paprika, 1/4 teaspoon of onion powder and 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder. Include 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric and 1/4 teaspoon of cornstarch. Store the mixed ingredients in a sealed jar.

A different recipe for seasoned salt uses 1/2 cup of sea salt, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon of garlic powder, 1 tablespoon of paprika, 2 teaspoons of onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper. Use fresh spices for a long shelf life.

An all-purpose no-salt seasoning can be made with 1 tablespoon of garlic powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried basil, 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried parsley, 1 1/4 teaspoons of dried savory, 1 1/4 teaspoons of ground thyme and 1 teaspoon of ground mace. Add 1 teaspoon of onion powder, 1 teaspoon of black pepper, 1 teaspoon of dried sage and 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper.

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