Florida Citrus Salt

February 24, 2013

Florida Citrus Salt

Here is a simple recipe for preparing a citrus salt that you can use on seafood, chicken, meats, potatoes (any vegetables really), rice, pasta and in your salad dressings.  We love it on our popcorn too!  I use so much citrus to prepare my jams, and this is a great way for me to make sure that the zest does not go to waste.  Make sure your citrus is not treated with pesticides and be sure to scrub it well and dry before zesting.  I use the microplane zester myself.   You can vary the amounts of citrus for your taste, I happen to like it heavier on the lemony side.

Florida Citrus Salt

Florida Citrus Salt

 
  1. This looks lovely! I love the mix of different citrus zests, it sounds perfect. I too would enjoy this on popcorn!

    Comment by Jayne — February 24, 2013

  2. Oh, this is such a Wendy recipe – I love it!!

    Comment by Lizthechef — February 24, 2013

  3. Can’t wait to try this new salt! Thanks Wendy.

    Comment by Robin @ Simply Southern Baking — February 25, 2013

  4. Thanks so much Jayne! It is so very good..especially when you make it fresh :)

    Comment by Wendy Read — February 25, 2013

  5. Thanks Liz! I thought you would appreciate :) Hope you get to make some from all of your beautiful Meyer’s..you can do a Meyer Pepper Salt, so many variations really :)

    Comment by Wendy Read — February 25, 2013

  6. Thanks Robin! So good to see you, can’t wait to hear how you use it! Your cookies were out of this world and thanks again..hope to see a cookie topped with this….hummm…GREAT!

    Comment by Wendy Read — February 25, 2013

  7. How long should you let it sit before it’s ready to use?

    Comment by Bibi — April 10, 2013

  8. The salt is ready immediately Bibi! So excited you are going to make it, let me know how it turns out.

    Comment by Wendy Read — April 10, 2013

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