Smoked chili salt

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5 min


10 min


1/3 cup

Smoked chili salt

Lemon, smoked chili, and Herbes de Provence salts. (Photo, Sian Richards.)

Share the gift of mouth-watering meals with flavoured salt. Just top a small glass jar with a printed sticker and some ribbon and voilá!


  • 1/4 cup flaky sea salt , such as Maldon
  • 2 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika


  • COMBINE salt with chili flakes and smoked paprika in a small jar. Cover with lid and shake until combined. Keeps well in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 month.

Nutrition (per 1/2 tsp)

  • Sodium
  • 394 mg.

Try it with: Smoky oven-roasted fish! Preheat oven to 450F. Spray a large baking sheet with oil. With paper towels, pat dry 4 pieces halibut (about 1.25 kg each). Arrange skin-side down on prepared sheet. Brush with 1 tsp canola oil. Roast in centre of oven until a knife tip inserted into thickest part of fish and held for 10 sec feels warm, 8 to 10 min. Sprinkle with 1/8 tsp Smoked Chili Salt before serving.