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Our best silly salt recipes - 5 recipes

You can buy Paula Deen’s silly salt online or you can make the recipe at home with your own seasoning ingredients! Whether it’s a homemade version of Paula Deen’s silly salt or simply a Paula Deen inspired silly salt, these seasoning mixes will add blasts of flavor to whatever you’re making. Seriously, you can even put silly salt in salsa!

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Caramelized Pork

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp neutral oil
  • 250g / 2 cups pork fillets, cubed
  • 1 /4 cup caramel
  • 100ml / 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp Vietnamese fish sauce (Nuoc Cham)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • Crushed peanuts

Method

  1. Brown the pork fillet in a skillet with the oil
  2. Add the caramel, water,  fish sauce, soy sauce and fresh ginger.
  3. Simmer for 10 minutes (until the liquid has reduced)
  4. Serve over white rice with crushed peanuts. 
  5. Enjoy!

 

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Top Recipe

By JillG

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (147 Votes)
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Details

Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget

  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon celery salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric

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Top rated Silly salt recipes

By angel8213

Here is a homemade version of Paula Deen's Silly Salt that is super easy to make and absolutely worth it

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4.1/5 (270 Votes)

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By Gitanjali Roche

If you want to make silly salt from scratch, this recipe is the way to go!

  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup finely ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup onion powder
  • 1/4 cup garlic powder
  • 4 tablespoons dried parsley (give it a whiz in your food processor to grind it to a fine powder)
  • 4 tablespoons dried thyme (give it a whiz in your food processor to grind it to a fine powder)
4.3/5 (130 Votes)

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By Receitas sem Fronteiras, Receitas sem Fronteiras

Copycat version of Paula Deens silly salt

  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
4.3/5 (103 Votes)

By JillG

This is a great homemade recipe, loosely based on Paula Deen's Silly Salt

  • 4 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon savory
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
4/5 (117 Votes)

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