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.

sazon seasoning in a bowl that is finally ground together

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.

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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.

WHAT IS IT USED FOR?

Sazon seasoning is used to enhance existing flavors in a dish just like you would with a salt shaker.

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

WHAT IS GOYA SAZON MADE OF?

According to the Goya web site the ingredients are as follows.

MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE, SALT, DEHYDRATED GARLIC, CUMIN, YELLOW 5, TRI- CALCIUM PHOSPHATE (ANTI-CAKING AGENT), CORIANDER, ANNATTO (COLOR), RED 40.

sazon seasoning in a bowl with a few fresh herbs and seeds scattered near it

Ingredients

Some commercially made sazon contain MSG, dyes, and other additives so mixing your own is a simple and easy way to not have to worry about unwanted additives.

sazon seasoning ingredients in bowls cumin oregano paprika garlic powder black pepper salt turmeric and coriander
  • coriander
  • cumin
  • turmeric
  •  garlic powder
  • salt
  • paprika
  •  oregano
  • black pepper

How to store it

This sazon recipe will stay fresh for up to 3 months in a good air tight spice container. These OXO brand containers are made just for keeping all your spices fresh.

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How to use it

Once you make a batch of your own sazon seasoning you will want to use it again and again. Try it in my Cuban Quinoa Bowl.

Cuban Quinoa Bowl with Sazon Recipe of Cashew Dressing

You can 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 such a shrimp fish pasta pulled pork lasagna and beans

More seasoning recipes to try

sazon seasoning in a bowl with a few fresh herbs and seeds scattered near it
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Sazon Seasoning

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 84 servings
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.

Note: Be sure to read through the recipe’s post for tips and details about this recipe.

Ingredients
 

  • 1 tablespoon coriander, ground
  • 1 tablespoon cumin, ground
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric, ground
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 tsp black pepper, ground

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients in a small bowl, stir to mix well.
  • Place seasoning in an air tight jar and store in a cool dark place for up to 3 months.
Serving: 0.25teaspoon, Calories: 1kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 83mg, Potassium: 8mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 43IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 2mg, Iron: 1mg
Cuisine: Latin
Course: Seasoning
Author: Gina Dickson

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