Emeril's Essence

Total Time
5 mins
0 mins

This is a recipe for Emeril's Essence spice, used in many of his recipes. May also be used within many of your own dishes as an extra kick of flavor.

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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Blend well.
  3. Can be stored in an airtight container in your spice cabinet for up to 3 months.
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5 5

I have been making Essence of Emeril for years. I use 1 tablespoon of kosher salt instead of 1/4 cup of table salt and it is just perfect. All the other flavors season the food so well that you do not miss the salt at all. I use it to blacken catfish and as a dry rub for roasted baby back ribs (awesome)....everything....it is so good that I am often making new batches. MUCH cheaper than buying, that's for sure!!

4 5

Nice and fresh! I used a bit less of the two peppers and I agree, it would be just as good without all of the salt. Something to think about, at least to cut it back, if not out completely.

4 5

Used this as an ingredient in another recipe. I made a 1/2 recipe as I don't need the full amount. I skipped the onion powder as I didn't have any and wasn't making a special trip to the store. It was a bit salty so maybe less next time.