KFC Original Recipe Seasoning Mix

House Seasoning

1 cup kosher salt
1/4 cup freshly ground black pepperĀ 
1/4 cup granulated garlic (NOT garlic powder)

Mix all this together and put it in a container with a tight fitting lid,( I use a Mason jar) and use as needed on anything that calls for salt and pepper.


KFC Original Recipe Seasoning Mix (my copy cat)
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2 tablespoons paprika
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon rubbed sage
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground oregano
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon basil leaves, crushed
1 teaspoon marjoram, finely crushed

Mix all ingredients as listed in a small container with a tight fitting lid. An 8-ounce Mason jar works for me.

Shake the container to combine the mixture. At this stage, you can keep it stored for months. Keep it out of direct sunlight, heat and humidity.

When ready to use, mix 4 teaspoons of the mixture with 1 cup flour and 1 teaspoon salt, better yet House Seasoning.

Place in a doubled plastic food bag and add chicken to coat. Fry, drain on paper towels.

COOK'S NOTE: I realize "The Colonel" didn't have Essence of Emil at his disposal, but if he had I bet he would have added a teaspoon of that to the mix, I do. Sometimes I add a teaspoon of Old Bay also, but I was trying to keep it to 11 herbs and spices.

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