Are you fond of using lemons as one of the ingredients in your cooking? Well, if not, then you are missing out on something fantastic. Especially when you club lemon with pepper. This is because how amazingly a lemon pepper seasoning would enhance the taste of a dish. Would you like to know more? Read on! Lemon pepper seasoning is quite zesty and flavorful and is used in salads as dressings, and in vegetables, chicken dishes, sauces and soups for seasoning.
When added in softened butter, it gives excellent aroma and freshness of lemon, and can be used as an accompaniment to grilled veggies, meat, poultry and seafood. Lemon pepper seasoning is actually made of lemon zest and cracked black pepper. In order to make it at home, you would have to mash the lemon zest along with pepper and let the citrus flavor infuse. This mixture has to be baked to keep the seasoning preserved.
Otherwise, you can even buy commercially made lemon pepper that is available in small jars. The commercial seasoning also comprises of other ingredients such as cayenne pepper, citric acid, garlic, onion, salt, sugar, lemon flavoring and additional spices.
It is very simple to create homemade lemon pepper. Here is how:
- Lemon zest – 2 tbsp
- Sea Salt – 2 tbsp
- Black pepper – 2 tbsp