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Jan's Old Bay Seasoning Substitute

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars
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"Copycat version of Old Bay® seasoning."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 3
Original recipe yields 15 servings

Directions

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  1. Whisk celery salt, paprika, black pepper, cayenne pepper, mustard, nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom, allspice, cloves, and ginger together in a bowl. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 3 calories; 0.2 0.4 0.1 0 594 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

We have an allium allergy in our house (garlic/onion) so have to avoid store-bought spice mixes. Learned the hard way with Old Bay in particular! I was smart and saved the container...keep refil...

Most helpful critical review

This was way too salty. Too much celery salt compared to the other ingredients. Won't make it again.

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We have an allium allergy in our house (garlic/onion) so have to avoid store-bought spice mixes. Learned the hard way with Old Bay in particular! I was smart and saved the container...keep refil...

This was way too salty. Too much celery salt compared to the other ingredients. Won't make it again.

My family and I found this recipe to be salty as is. We preferred it using only 1-3/4 tsp. of celery salt and about 1/8 tsp. for all the spices for which were instructed a "pinch."

I think the other ingredients besides the celery salt could be upped a little, but otherwise worked out well for a recipe.

I really liked the mix of flavor in this recipe. I used one tbsp of celery salt and one tbsp of celery seed then passed it through my mortar. Thank you for the recipe.

I have never had Old Bay Seasoning before so cannot vouch for its authenticity, however, it worked well in the chili recipe I was making. I did only use just under 2 tsp. of celery salt due to t...

I liked this, but Robert didn't seem to.

Great substitute and worked well instead of spending money on actual "Old Bay" seasoning. Used to make Connie's Zucchini Crab Cakes (from this site) and reduced the amount of celery salt to 2 ts...

I don't know real Old Bay seasoning to compare this to, BUT my recipe called for it and I used this as a sub. My recipe turned out great, so much so I will keep making scratch old bay seasonin...