Poultry Seasoning Substitute

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5 from 7 votes
The Best Poultry Seasoning Substitute is the perfect blend of seasoning for all your poultry. It just elevates and brings out more flavor into your food.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Best Poultry Seasoning Substitute in a glass bowl.

The best Poultry Seasoning substitute is the perfect blend of seasoning for all your chicken and turkey recipes. It just elevates and brings out more flavor into your food.

Best Poultry Seasoning Substitute in a glass bowl.

This Best Poultry Seasoning Substitute is all about control. Store bought blends can be pricey.  By making your own, you can use herbs and seasonings already in your pantry and control what goes into the blend – including salt.

Make your own spices such as Italian Seasoning for all your favorite dishes, find them here.


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What We Love About This Poultry Seasoning Substitute Recipe

This recipe takes only a few minutes to make.  You simply put all of the ingredients into a spice grinder or food processor and process until finely ground. Homemade Poultry Seasoning blend is great in chicken and turkey recipes.  And, it’s perfect for all of your holiday recipes.

  • 5 Minutes: So quick and easy to make.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Adaptable: Can make it how you want it, to fit your families’ tastes.
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Ingredient Notes for Turkey Rub

  • Ground Sage: Two Teaspoons of the sage.
  • Thyme: I use a dried thyme.
  • Marjoram: I use dried marjoram.
  • Rosemary: Ground rosemary.
  • Nutmeg: Fresh ground is best.
  • Black Pepper: Grind whole black peppercorns if you like.

Equipment Needed

  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Food Processor or Coffee Grinder
  • Mason Jar

How to Make this Substitutions for Poultry Seasoning

These are the basic steps for making poultry seasoning recipes. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

STEP 1: Grind

First, combine all seasonings into a spice grinder or food processor and then process until finely ground. (use a mortar and pestle if you do not have a processsor.

STEP 2: Store

Finally, store in an airtight container.

Prep and Storage Tips for your Own Poultry Seasoning

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

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HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Make sure that you store in a cool, dry place in an airtight container or jar.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Of course, you can always use a salt substitute to make a low sodium version of this American Poultry Seasoning. Make your own flavor profile.

CAN I ADD DIFFERENT SPICES?

Indeed, you can, make it your own try a little red pepper flake, cayenne pepper,oregano or bay leaf to the recipe.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Double or even triple this recipe as you will use it often to really enhance your poultry.

WHAT IS POULTRY SEASONING USED FOR?

So many things! Poultry Seasoning is used as a dry rub on chicken, Thanksgiving turkey, goose, duck, pork, veal, and many game birds. Also, it can be used as a seasoning for stuffings, dressings, casseroles, meatloaf,and sauces.

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Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • Add Citrus: Lemon peel, orange zest or any of your favorites.
  • Parsley: It always brightens up your dishes. Also make it savory by adding garlic powder or onion powder or herbs de provence, if you like.
  • Alternate ingredient: Of course, sea salt, table salt or kosher salt can be added to this mixture.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Punch up your chicken soups with this delicious blend.

What to Serve with Poultry Seasoning Substitute

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Best Poultry Seasoning Substitute in a glass bowl.
5 from 7 votes

Best Poultry Seasoning Substitute

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
The Best Poultry Seasoning Substitute is the perfect blend of seasoning for all your poultry. It just elevates and brings out more flavor into your food.
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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons ground sage
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram
  • 3/4 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Combine all seasonings into a spice grinder or food processor.
  • Process until finely ground.
  • Store in an air tight container.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Citrus: Lemon peel, orange zest or any of your favorites.
  • Parsley: It always brightens up your dishes. Also make it savory by adding garlic powder or onion powder or herbs de provence, if you like.
  • Alternate ingredient: Of course, sea salt, table salt or kosher salt can be added to this mixture.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Punch up your chicken soups with this delicious blend.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 3kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 43IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Sauces, Seasonings, Dressings
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Poultry Seasoning

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8 thoughts on “Poultry Seasoning Substitute”

  1. Do you recommend finding all of the ingredients for this seasoning in the spice isle or should they be fresh from the produce section?

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  2. Just found your recipes. I am going to try them this Thanksgiving. I finally get an oven. Been almost a year. Can’t wait. Let y’all know how it comes out. Thank you.

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  3. This Thanksgiving i’m Thankful for finding your website. I love your spices and recipes. I made the cheeseburger soup and the enchiladas, my husband loved them. Thank you and enjoy this holiday.

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