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Homemade Citrus Salt

Homemade Citrus Salt

This simple and versatile condiment combines the vibrant essence of dried citrus fruits with the savoury essence of salt. With just a few easy steps, you can create your own citrus salt blend that will elevate the taste of your favorite summer dishes.

Recipe: Citrus Salt


- 2-3 slices of dried citrus (Lemon, Lime, or Orange)

- 1 cup of salt (preferably Maldon or Fleur Du Sel)


  1. Place 3-4 slices of your favorite dried citrus in a food processor (can mix and match if you would like).
  1. Pulse the food processor a few times (until the citrus slices are finely chopped and blended)
  1. Add 1 cup of salt to the food processor. Pulse the mixture again allowing the citrus slices to incorporate evenly with the salt. Continue pulsing until you achieve a fragrant and flavourful citrus salt blend.
  1. Once the citrus salt is ready, transfer it to an airtight container for storage. Make sure to label the container for easy identification.

Uses for Citrus Salt:

  1. Grilled Delights: Sprinkle citrus salt over grilled fish or poultry to infuse them with a tangy and refreshing flavour. The citrus notes will complement the smoky char beautifully.
  1. Roasted Vegetables: Enhance the taste of roasted vegetables by adding a pinch of citrus salt before cooking. It will add a vibrant zing to the earthy flavours of the vegetables.
  1. Creative Cocktails: Take your cocktails to the next level by rimming the glass with citrus salt. The combination of citrus and salt will elevate the drink's aroma and taste, making it even more enjoyable.
  1. Vibrant Salads: Add a zesty touch to your salads by sprinkling citrus salt as a seasoning. It will enhance the freshness of the greens and add a pop of flavour to your salad creations.
  1. Snack Time: Get creative with your snacks by using citrus salt as a finishing touch. Sprinkle it over popcorn or roasted nuts for a unique twist that will tantalize your taste buds.

Recipe by South China Seas

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