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Put some Latin flavor on your dinner table with these Authentic Latin Sazon Recipes. A Latino classic menu of rice, beans, pork, chicken, or shrimp all packed with great flavors your family will love.

sazon recipes pulled pork potatoes beans pasta shrimp lasagna and fish

What is sazon seasoning?

Sazon, pronounced in Spain, sah-thohn, is a type of flavorful seasoning salt, used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. Since Sazon means ‘seasoning’ in Spanish, it is easy to see where the name for this all-purpose seasoning comes from. The seasoning is reddish in color, recipes typically include coriander, cumin, turmeric, paprika, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.

How does it taste?

Sazon gives your food a savory and comforting flavor that is not spicy. It’s a quick way to add classic Spanish flavor to your recipes.

I have rounded up some of my favorite recipes for you to try.

What is it used for?

Sazon seasoning is a type of seasoned salt found in Spanish, Cuban, Porto Rican, and Mexican recipes. This seasoning is used on meat such as fish and poultry. It is also used to season beans, soups, and stews.

To enhance existing flavors in a dish Sazon seasoning is used just like you would a salt shaker. Moreover, it adds color to the ingredients in a dish.

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Soups and Stews
  • Tacos
  • Rice
  • Pulled Pork
  • Beans
sazon recipe seasoning

🥘 Ingredients

Making your own Homemade Sazon Seasoning Recipe is easy with simple pantry staples. Mix up a batch and keep it in an air-dry jar for whenever you need a little sazon in your recipes.

Sazon recipe ingredients

Authentic Latin sazon recipes

Cuban Quinoa Bowl
Cuban Quinoa Bowl with Sazon Cashew Dressing is loaded with Cuban flavors that are layered with mixed greens, black beans, avocado, tomatoes, and cilantro. 
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Cuban quinoa Bowl with potatoes quinoa black beans guac and a lime
Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork Shoulder with Crackling)
Pernil (or roast pork shoulder) is a popular holiday dish in many Hispanic families. Garlicky, juicy- the perfect addition to your holidays.
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Pernil (Puerto Rican Style)
Pernil is a classic Puerto Rican dish that will have your mouth watering! The bone in, slow roasted pork shoulder will fall right off the bone and has all the perfect spices, making this an
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Plantain Lasagna (Pastelón)(Dairy Free)
Love Latin American food? Well try this amazing Puerto Rican style lasagna consisting of seasoned ground beef that is neatly sandwiched between thin layers of plantain strips and topped with dairy free cheese making it lactose friendly.
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Chicken Mozambique
A popular, traditional Portuguese chicken recipe that is made with a variety of spices & simmered in a delicious sauce. Serve it with rice or fries!
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Instant Pot Mexican Beans – Kalyn’s Kitchen
Pressure Cooker Mexican Beans are easy and delicious and these beans are especially good with the Avocado, Tomato, and Poblano Salsa.
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Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas) | Sense & Edibility
Arroz con gandules is a must at all Puerto Rican parties and celebrations. This authentic recipe will be the star of your next event or meal!
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Chuletas Fritas (Puerto Rican Pan-Fried Pork Chops) | Sense & Edibility
Chuletas Fritas (Pan-Fried Pork Chops) are an easy protein seasoned with Puerto Rican herbs and spices. It’s a great entree for weeknights.
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This Portuguese Shrimp Mozambique Recipe is Easy and Amazing!
Portuguese Shrimp Mozambique is a favorite Portuguese dinner staple recipe. Ready in less than 30 minutes, it is typically served
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Instant Ramen Noodles with Sauteed Crispy Sausage
Your instant ramen noodles can be upgraded to fabulous with this recipe with sauteed crispy kielbasa sausage and onions for a quick and easy light lunch.
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Latino Style Turkey for Thanksgiving
Latino style turkey or Pavochón is what is for dinner this Thanksgiving at the Martin’s family table. Made with citrus juices, sazón latino, garlic, olive oil, paprika and butter.
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Cuban Black Beans A Family Tradition
Cuban Black Beans, a recipe that was my father in law’s specialty. He enjoyed cooking them when we visited. We are honoring him by publishing his yummy dish
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Colombian Arroz con Pollo
Chicken and rice is a classic combination for a reason. It just works well together, add a few veggies and you have a meal, and best of all you can a…
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Homemade sazon seasoning

Sazon Seasoning
Simple to make, Sazon Seasoning is a flavorful all-purpose blend of seasonings that accents Mexican, Cuban, and Spanish recipes for rice, beans, vegetables, and meat dishes.
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sazon seasoning in a bowl with a few fresh herbs and seeds scattered near it

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