HOLLY Hashimoto wants a recipe for seasoned salt, so she and friends can make and bottle it for party favors. Recipes follow from cookbooks by Sam Choy and Tamar Pane'e. Pane'e said she uses Grandfather's Salt Mix for everything, because it has a "more local kind of taste."
Seasoned salts add dash
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Kamuela Dry-Rub Tenderloin(From "The Choy of Cooking" by Sam Choy, Mutual, 1996, $35)2 beef tenderloin fillets (6 ounces each)Blend dry-seasoning-salt ingredients. Sprinkle over fillets as needed. Reserve remaining seasoning salt for later use, especially on chicken, pork or fish.
1 teaspoon minced fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme
Dry Seasoning Salt:
1 teaspoon Hawaiian sea salt
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
Sprinkle basil and thyme over fillets and massage into meat. In a skillet sprayed with nonstick vegetable-oil cooking spray, pan-fry fillets over medium-high heat 2-1/2 minutes per side or until done to one's preference. Makes 2 servings.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 410 calories, 30 grams total fat, 12 grams saturated fat, 120 milligrams cholesterol, at least 1,000 milligrams sodium. Per serving, using all lean tenderloin: 290 calories, 15 grams fat.*
Grandfather's Salt Mix(From "E Ho'olako Mau --
All Hawaiian Cook Book, Vol. II" by Tamar Pane'e, 1990)2 cups Hawaiian sea saltCombine ingredients. Store in a covered jar in a cool place, never in the refrigerator. Use to season meats, fish, etc.; then broil, grill or bake. Do not fry because sugar causes meat or fish to stick to pans.
2 cups raw brown sugar (turbinado)
1 heaping tablespoon peppercorns, coarsely ground
1 heaping teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon monosodium glutamate (MSG), optional
Approximate nutritional analysis per level teaspoon: 10 calories, 1,190 milligrams sodium.(Note: Analyses for "Ho'olako" recipes include optional MSG, which adds only 2 to 5 mg. sodium per serving.)*
Seasoned Salt I(From "E Ho'olako Mau --
All Hawaiian Cook Book, Vol. II")5 cups Hawaiian sea saltCombine ingredients. Store in a covered jar in a cool place. Use to season steaks, chicken, fish, etc. Or rub inside and outside a turkey before roasting. Excellent for baking, broiling, grilling or frying.
1/4 cup celery powder
1/4 cup onion powder
1/4 cup chili powder
2 tablespoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon paprika
1/4 cup MSG, optional
Approximate nutritional analysis per level teaspoon: No calories, 1,960 milligrams sodium.*
Seasoned Salt II(From "E Ho'olako Mau --
All Hawaiian Cook Book, Vol. II")5 cups Hawaiian sea saltCombine ingredients. Store in a covered jar in a cool place. Use to season chicken, fish, meat and pork. Excellent for baking, broiling or frying.
1 heaping teaspoon coarsely ground peppercorns
1 heaping teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon MSG, optional
Approximate nutritional analysis per level teaspoon: No calories, 2,070 milligrams sodium.*