Homemade Montreal Steak Seasoning: Quick and Easy Foodie Gift #15

This is truly quick and easy–inspired by having this seasoning used at Beccy’s house on various meats and roasted veggies, but unable to find it at our local markets, I went online (of course) to see if I could find a homemade version, and low and behold, I did!  There are a few sites in cyberspace that specialize in finding ways to mimic foods that you enjoy, like these spice mixes, restaurant favorites, etc. and I have nearly always been able to find what I’ve been looking for.

 

CD Kitchen was the first site I found that offered this particular blend. Since I didn’t have exactly the forms of the herbs and spices involved, I threw everything into a pint jar, attached it to my blender base and gave it a whirl. Everything was perfectly ground up, and the flavor was fantastic!  We tried it on chicken legs, just rubbing the seasoning on each leg all around and roasting at 350 till done, turning the heat up to 425 for the last few minutes to make sure the skin became good and crispy. I also cut up some potatoes and onions, tossed them with some baby carrots, olive oil and more of the seasoning, and roasted those alongside the chicken.  This made for a wonderful winter meal, and we enjoyed every bite.

This seasoning is good on most meats and poultry, as well as on roasted and grilled veggies. And it makes a nice savory gift for friends who don’t have an appreciation for all the sweet goodies that appear around this time of year.  Enjoy!

 

Homemade Montreal Steak Seasoning

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons salt (I used Kosher)
1 tablespoon black peppercorns
1 tablespoon dehydrated onion
1/2 tablespoon dehydrated garlic
1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon dried thyme leaves
1tablespoon dried rosemary leaves
2 teaspoons fennel seed

Directions:
Place in blender jar or pint sized mason jar, blend for several seconds till well ground.

 

 

Here is the original recipe from CD Kitchen:

McCormick Montreal Steak Seasoning
CDKitchen http://www.cdkitchen.com

Category: M – Copy Cat Restaurant Recipes
Serves/Makes: .5 cups    |   Difficulty Level: 1    |   Ready In: < 30 minutes

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 tablespoon dehydrated onion
1/2 tablespoon dehydrated garlic
1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper
1/2 tablespoon dried thyme
1/2 tablespoon dried rosemary
1/2 tablespoon dried fennel

Directions:
Mix together and store in a shaker. Shake or rub 1 tablespoon seasoning onto 1 pound steaks, pork chops and hamburgers before grilling or broiling.

 

 

Comments

  1. I’d recommend losing the fennel and replace it with crushed dill seeds as in the original product. There’s also no rosemary and no thyme in the original recipe. Or switch to this recipe as it is very close to the original recipe.

    2 tablespoons paprika
    2 tablespoons crushed black pepper
    2 tablespoons kosher salt
    1 tablespoon granulated garlic
    1 tablespoon granulated onion
    1 tablespoon crushed coriander
    1 tablespoon dill
    1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes

    Luka

    • I totally agree with this recipe for MSS Luka.. I was thinking.. the recipe they provided was not correct at all.. I personally dont use paprika, at least not powdered paprika.. and neither does MSS.. they used flaked peppers instead. I often make my own.. its cheaper and tastes just as good.

      • There is no dill in Montreal Steak seasoning. I’m not a dill fan…only like it with salmon and pickles. So I would notice if it’s in the seasoning.

        • What I meant to say is there is no “dill weed” in Montreal Steak Seasoning; dill seed is used. The flavor profile is different when you use seed over weed.

Trackbacks

  1. [...] sugar that is called for in the recipe and use about 1 tablespoon and a half (teaspoon) of the Montreal Seasoning…we make our [...]

  2. [...] I have to share this recipe with you. Tonight I made a rub for sirloin steak and it was so yummy. I had all the spices in the pantry so that is a plus too. HOMEMADE MONTREAL STEAK SPICE [...]

  3. [...] grandma made this recipe she found over at Foodie With Family’s blog and it turned out great! Here is their [...]

  4. […]  1. Blackened Seasoning2. Jamaican Jerk Seasoning3. Cajun Seasoning 4. Gingerbread Spice Mix 5. Montreal Steak Seasoning 6. Bbq Seasoning 7. Lemon Pepper Seasoning 8. Pumpkin Pie Spice     9. Taco Seasoning 10. […]

  5. […] 1 lb Ground Beef (I prefer 90% lean) 1 t Montreal Seasoning (Foodie with Family has a great recipe if you don’t have the McCormick spice blend) 1 T Soy Sauce 1 Heart of […]

join the conversation

*