Lemon-Ginger Salt

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


1 cup

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Sprinkle a little bit of this zingy lemon-ginger combo on hot buttered corn on the cob for a salty twist. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
Lemon-Ginger Salt Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup grated lemon zest (from about 5 large lemons)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 200°. Pulse salt, lemon zest and ginger in a food processor until blended. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish. Stir in lemon juice. Bake, stirring occasionally, until dry, 20-25 minutes. Cool completely. Stir with a fork to break up. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 teaspoon: 0 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.