It is so easy to make lemon pepper seasoning! All you need is dried lemon peel, pepper, and salt. Lemon pepper is my favorite seasoning to cook with, who doesn't love Lemon pepper wings that are a family favorite in my household? When making my vegetable, I always add lemon pepper. It brightens up my dish, and you can taste the fresh flavors. Making your spice is so easy…. Like I said before, You only need three ingredients to make this fabulous Lemon pepper seasoning. Plus, you get to brag to your friends that you can make your spices. Let's get started.
Lemon Pepper Seasoning Recipe
Lemon Pepper blend makes a little over 1/2 cup of the spice mix. You can store it in a little mason jar or another preserved container I purchase my seasoning containers from amazon. If you continue making your Homemade seasoning blends, I suggest you order these bottles. I use this dried lemon peel, which can easily be purchase at your local grocery store. However, if you have time, a dehydrator, and lemons, you can make your dried lemon peel.
I use coarse-ground pepper, but you can use whole peppercorns if you wish. Just grind them before you add them to the recipe. You can use a coffee grind mixer, or I like to use Granite Molcajete Mortarand Pestle. It’s an authentic, hands-on tool for grinding grains, spices, and herbs,
I use dried lemon peel, which can found at your local grocery store. However, if you have time, a dehydrator, and lemons, you can make your dried lemon peel from scratch.
I preferred Kosher coarse salt, but you can use your favored spice. If you use salt crystals, be sure that you grind them before you add the salt to the recipe.
4 tablespoons dried lemon peel
3 tablespoons coarse-ground pepper
4 teaspoons coarse sea salt
Combine all ingredients and mix well. I like using the mortar, but if you do not have one mix in a small bowl. To make it easier to transferrer your spice into a container, I suggest you purchase a Mini Funnel. Your spice can last up to one year if stored properly in your pantry.