Everyone uses salt to season their food. You can't go wrong with a little salt!
Did you know that salt is the perfect ingredient to infuse with the smoke from our premium Hawaiian firewood? Add a new dimension of flavor to your salt that has a wide range of uses that we will cover!
How To Make Kiawe Smoked Salt
1. Choosing the Right Salt
To begin, select a high-quality salt with larger grains such as sea salt or kosher salt. The coarse texture allows for better smoke absorption, ensuring a more pronounced smoky flavor.
2. Preparing the Smoker
Set up your smoker or grill for indirect smoking. Place a handful of our premium Kiawe chunks on the charcoal or in a smoker box, depending on your equipment.
3. Heating and Smoking
Ignite the chunks and allow it to burn until it produces a steady stream of smoke. Adjust the temperature to maintain a low and consistent heat, creating the ideal environment for infusing the salt with smoky goodness
4. Preparing the Salt
Spread a thin layer of salt on a heat-safe dish or tray. This will expose more surface area of the salt to the smoke, ensuring optimal flavor infusion. Place the dish on the cooler side of the smoker or grill.
5. Infusing with Smoke
Carefully place the dish of salt in the smoker, away from direct heat. Close the lid and let the salt absorb the aromatic smoke for approximately 1 to 2 hours. The longer you smoke the salt, the more intense the flavor will become.
6. Cooling and Storage
Once infused with the delightful smoky essence, remove the dish of salt from the smoker and allow it to cool completely. Transfer the smoked salt to an airtight container for storage, ensuring its flavors are preserved until your next culinary masterpiece.
Now you have Kiawe Smoked Salt! It will taste better than store bought ones because YOU created it!
The great thing about this: You can repeat with any of our premium Hawaiian firewood chunks! You can make Mango Smoked Salt, Lychee Smoked Salt, Guava Smoked Salt, and more!
Creative Uses for Smoked Salt
Now that you have your homemade smoked salt, let your imagination run wild. Here are a few ideas to inspire your culinary creations:
Season grilled meats
Sprinkle a pinch of smoked salt over your perfectly grilled steak, chicken, or seafood to enhance their natural flavors.
Elevate roasted vegetable
Toss your roasted vegetables in a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of smoked salt to add a delightful smoky dimension.
Finish soups and stews
Just before serving, garnish your favorite soups and stews with a light dusting of smoked salt to add depth and complexity.
Enhance the flavors of salads
Use a pinch of smoked salt to give your fresh greens or roasted vegetable salads an unexpected smoky twist.
Experiment with cocktails
Rim the glass of your favorite cocktails with a touch of smoked salt for a unique and sophisticated flavor experience.
Read more about Incorporating Kiawe Smoked Salt in Drinks
Smoking salt with our premium Hawaiian firewood unlocks a world of culinary possibilities. By infusing salt with the irresistible smoky essence, you can add depth and complexity to a wide range of dishes. Embrace the art of smoking salt and elevate your culinary creations to new heights, leaving your guests longing for more.
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