Spiced Salt

Use this flavored salt as a dip for any fried food or as a dry rub in cooking. Delicious, Quick Side Dishes

Makes about 1/4 cup


  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds

  • 1 teaspoon Szechuan peppercorns

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 2 tablespoons coarse salt


  1. In a small dry skillet, toast the cumin seeds, fennel seeds and Szechuan peppercorns over moderately low heat, stirring often, until aromatic, about 3 minutes. Let cool. Grind in a spice grinder or in a mortar and transfer to a bowl. Add the ground pepper and salt and mix well.

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