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Lemon Pepper Seasoning

Ingredients

  • ΒΌ cup black pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried lemon zest see recipe notes
  • 1 tablespoon dried onion
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons dried parsley

Instructions

  1. Mix all elements together. You may need to use a grinder to distribute the lemon peel through the spice mix
  2. Store in a spice jar

Recipe Notes

Note: Dried lemon zest is also called dried lemon peel. Some stores sell it online, but you can also prepare it at home. To prepare it, remove zest from one lemon (not using the white part), then let zest dry naturally for 2 days, on a plate. You can also preheat the oven to the lowest temperature possible, place zest on a non-sticking baking pan and bake to dry it out (5 minutes or less might be enough). There Is also a third option, if you are in a rush, you can use regular lemon zest, however, your spice will only keep for several days if using the zest fresh.