Chefs use sea salt to add flavour, texture and colour to a dish. Take sea salt to the next level by adding dried sour cherries, cider vinegar, thyme and smoky bacon. Sprinkle as a finishing flavour over roast pork or chicken, salads, quinoa and rice. For more recipes check out flavour.ca.
Recipe and Photo Courtesy of McCormick Canada
1⁄2 cup (125 mL) cider vinegar
1⁄4 cup (50 mL) coarse sea salt
2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped dried cherries
2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped crisply cooked bacon
1⁄2 tsp (2 mL) McCormick Gourmet Coarse Ground Black Pepper
1⁄2 tsp (2 mL) McCormick Gourmet Thyme Leaves
- Cook vinegar in small nonstick skillet on medium heat 15 to 20 minutes or until reduced to 1 tbsp (15 mL). Add sea salt; sauté 5 minutes or until sea salt is dried.
- Mix sea salt and remaining ingredients in small bowl until well blended. Store in tightly covered jar in refrigerator. If needed, break up any clumps before using.