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You’ve got to try making your own delicious, homemade lemon pepper seasoning. It’s bright, kicky, and is a wonderful topping for chicken, steak, white fish, or roasted veggies.
What is lemon pepper seasoning made of?
Lemon pepper seasoning is a mixture of dried lemon peel, ground black pepper, and usually a few other aromatics – like dried garlic and onion.
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In this recipe, we use granulated garlic and onion for a more pronounced flavor.
Recipes using Lemon Pepper Seasoning
If you’re looking for recipes that use lemon pepper seasoning, we recommend these dishes.
- Roasted Lemon Pepper Asparagus – One of the simplest and most delicious ways to prep a green veggie side.
- Grilled Lemon Pepper Potatoes – An easy side dish with a kicky dipping sauce.
- Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs – A zesty chicken dish that’s a weeknight meal favorite.
How long will lemon pepper seasoning keep for?
This homemade lemon pepper seasoning blend will keep for up to 3 months if stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
How do you make lemon pepper from scratch?
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If you want to make your own lemon pepper blend, we highly recommend you dehydrate your own lemon peels. It takes some time but it’s worth it.
What can I use instead of lemon pepper seasoning?
If you don’t have lemon pepper seasoning, you can substitute it for a mixture of a few tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice, two teaspoons of ground black pepper, and a teaspoon of salt.
Lemon Pepper Seasoning Marinade
To make a marinade from this seasoning blend, combine 3 tablespoons of lemon pepper seasoning with 1/4 cup olive oil. Whisk till fully combined.
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