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Our KMC salt and pepper seasoning mix really can be used for almost anything. We are proud to have crafted a healthy seasoning product that makes dishes tastier and spicer, even for people who are looking to lose a few calories.

Salt and pepper seasoning is a favourite for Chinese cuisine, so much so that KMC Seasoning is the perfect ingredient for foodies interested in making their own ‘fakeaway’. From the much-loved salt and pepper chips to spicy chicken wings, these salt and pepper recipes only come alive when applying a generous amount of salt and pepper seasoning.

We want you to use our salt and pepper seasoning however you like. To help you out a little bit, we’ve curated our recommended list of salt and pepper seasoning recipes for you to use as you please. For inspiration for tonight’s meal, just click on a salt and pepper recipe below, follow the simple instructions, and most of all… enjoy!

In addition to the recipes below, you can replace your table salt and pepper with our KMC seasoning, injecting an extra burst of flavour. The seasoning can be used before – with – and after cooking.

Why not replace your table salt with our flavour bursting seasoning. Try it on:

  • Chicken / Ribs
  • Cheese on Toast
  • Jacket Potatoes
  • Pasta
  • Noodles & Stir Fries
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Tuna Mayo
  • Chips
  • Prawns / Fish
  • Omelettes
  • Add to your batter

Why not spice up your BBQ this summer by adding our seasonings on practically any meat or fish of your choosing – it’s truly so versatile that it can be used on almost anything.


Salt & Pepper Chips with KMC Seasoning


Salt & Pepper Squid

This crowd-pleaser salt & pepper squid dish gives your standard squid a delicious kick! Easy and quick to prepare and cook, you’ll be enjoying this tempting treat in no time with our very own scrumptious salt & pepper squid recipe!.

Did you know that squid is not only a tasty choice for seafood lovers, but it’s also good for you?! Squid is one of the most popular seafood dishes out there and it’s not hard to see why. It’s typically cheap to buy, can be used in a variety of recipes, and can be cooked in several ways, including grilled, boiled and seared – not to mention raw for sushi foodies! But more than that, squid boasts several health benefits. Squid can often provide you with high protein, omega-3, vitamin B-12 and iron. It can be the key to a healthy heart and doesn’t contain any carbohydrates.

Enough chatter, let’s get straight to doing! Below you’ll find all that you need, including ingredients and instructions, for the perfect salt & pepper squid recipe.

Cooking Time: The salt and pepper squid recipe will take around 20 minutes for preparation, including cutting the squid and preparing the coating mixture. It will take about 5 minutes to cook.

Ingredients

  • 3 large (750g) cleaned squid hoods
  • A sprinkling of KMC Salt & Pepper Seasoning
  • ½ cup of cornflour
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Dipping sauce of your choice

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C
  2. Cut each squid hood in half lengthways and score the inside with a criss-cross motion using a sharp knife.
  3. Cut each piece in half lengthways and cut each strip cross
 ways into four individual pieces. Pat these pieces down with paper towel.
  4. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat.
  5. Combine the flour and two tablespoons of our Salt & Pepper Seasoning. Toss the squid in the mixture and cook, turning for around 2 minutes, or until golden.
  6. Transfer the prepared squid to a baking tray and place in the oven while you continue to coat the remaining pieces. Serve with a dipping sauce of your choice.
  7. Now it’s time to enjoy your squid! If you liked this salt and pepper squid recipe, be sure to leave us a review!

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of chips/fries/wedges of your choice
  • 4 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 red chilli pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 3 spring onions
  • A dash of KMC Salt & Pepper Seasoning

How To

Pre-heat Oven

Pre-heat your oven to the temperature specified on the packaging of your chosen chips, fries or wedges – usually, it will be about Gas Mark 7/220C.

Oil the Tray

Apply a few tablespoons of vegetable oil to a baking tray to prevent the chips from sticking.

Place the Chips

Spread the chips evenly on the baking tray and cover with our Salt & Pepper Seasoning, mixing in with your fingers.

Cook Away!

Leave the chips to cook for the specified time, making sure to turn them halfway through.

Prepare Toppings

Chop the chilli, peppers, onion, and spring onions into fine pieces.

Fry Toppings

Fry the chopped ingredients in an oiled plan on medium heat for several minutes until golden brown.

Combine and Season

Add the cooked chips to the pan with another dash of salt and pepper seasoning and toss to combine all the ingredients.

Enjoy!

Serve and enjoy your very own homemade Chinese salt and pepper chips recipe!

Tips & Variations

  • Chop the main ingredients beforehand to save you time and store them in the fridge for a few hours or the freezer if longer.
  • Use cooking spray and an air fryer for a healthier version with less fat and calories.
  • Before cooking, mix the peppers and onions in a bowl so that the flavours blend together, creating a tastier result.
  • Use chunky chips, not skinny fries, to get the most out of this delicious recipe.
  • Salt and pepper chips are best served immediately as a fresh meal rather than frozen.
  • For an extra kick, add a hot sauce such as peri peri, curry or chilli or some grated cheese.
  • Serve alongside a Chinese meal for the ultimate fakeaway treat that you deserve!

Salt & Pepper King Prawn Recipe

Are you a lover of seafood? Then do we have a treat for you today with this all-new salt and pepper king prawn recipe!

Prawns don’t only taste scrumptious, but they’re also good for you. Prawns are typically made up of 84% water, 15g protein and less than 1g fat. They also contain selenium, which helps maintain healthy cells, and high levels of Zinc, boosting your immune system.

As always, why not spice up your meal with a sprinkling of salt and pepper seasoning? It will retain everything you love about king prawns but with additional flavours! Keep reading below for this must-try salt & pepper king prawn recipe from KMC.

Cooking Time: One of the best things about this salt and pepper king prawn recipe is that it’s relatively quick between preparing, cooking and eating! Preparation will take you about 10 minutes and cooking will be about the same length.

Ingredients
  • Cornflour
  • Large King Prawns
  • 1 Spring Onion
  • 1 Red Chilli Pepper
  • Dipping Sauce
  • KMC Salt & Pepper Seasoning

Method

  1. Peel and devein the king prawns if not already done so.
  2. Rinse the king prawns in cold water, coat in the cornflour and sprinkling of KMC seasoning, and leave to one side.
  3. Chop the spring onion and chilli pepper into fine pieces.
  4. Heat a large wok with oil and when sizzling, add in the king prawns – sprinkle over more seasoning if preferred.
  5. Toss the prawns regularly and add in the spring onion and chilli pepper – cook until crisp at the edges.
  6. Drain the king prawns and service with a sauce dipping of your choice.

Devilled Eggs

Devilled eggs are a delicious choice for parties, whether celebrating Halloween, enjoying Easter brunch, having a summer picnic, or any other type of gathering.

Add a twist to your party food selection with this delicious devilled eggs recipe seasoned with our very own salt & pepper seasoning!

Cooking Time: It will take about 15 minutes each to prepare and cook the salt & pepper devilled eggs. This snack is perfect for finger food, so you can leave them aside and eat them whenever you want!

Ingredients
  • Eggs
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • KMC Salt & Pepper Seasoning

Method

  1. Hard boil the eggs, peel and half them.
  2. Mix the yolk with the mayonnaise and mustard, and add a sprinkling of salt & pepper seasoning.
  3. Pipe your pretty eggs for best presentation.
  4. You can use some red peppers to add your decorations.

Salt & Pepper Chicken Wings

This dish is a popular appetiser at any local Chinese chippy! Try making your own fakeaway salt & pepper chicken wings with our delicious seasoning.

Cooking Time: Preparation for this salt and pepper chicken wings recipe is pretty straightforward and quick. Most of your time will be spent waiting for it to cook! Preparing the ingredients will take about 5 minutes. The cooking process will last for around half an hour.

Ingredients
  • Chicken Wings (based on desired serving size)
  • 1 1/3 cup of water
  • 1 1/3 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp of cornstarch
  • 1 head of minced garlic
  • 1 bunch of green scallions
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • Vegetable oil
  • A sprinkling of KMC Salt & Pepper Seasoning

Method

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a pot on medium-high – aim for a temperature of 350°F.
  2. Whisk the flour, cornstarch and water in a bowl.
  3. Pat the wings dry with a paper towel and coat in the whisked mix.
  4. Add 6-8 pieces of chicken to the oil and fry for 8 minutes until lightly golden.
  5. Drain the fried chicken wings on a paper towel and fry for another 8 minutes until golden and crunchy.
  6. Add olive oil to a wok on medium heat.
  7. Cook the garlic in the wok until lightly browned.
  8. Sprinkle in some KMC seasoning and scallions and cook on low heat for 1 minute.
  9. Turn off the heat and mix the fried chicken in with the wok ingredients

Salt & Pepper Tofu Rice Bowl Recipe

Vegetarians and vegans need not miss out on our delicious seasoning. This salt & pepper tofu dish is healthy, filling and most important of all, tasty!

Cooking Time: This salt and pepper tofu rice bowl recipe will take around 15 minutes for preparation and about 20 minutes to cook.

Ingredients
  • 200g basmati rice
  • A dash of Salt & Pepper Seasoning
  • 1x 200g packs of tofu (drained)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 finely-sliced chilli
  • 2 large carrots (peeled and chopped up finely)
  • 200g tenderstem broccoli (halved)
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • Soy sauce (to dress)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 210°C.
  2. Simmer the rice on a high heat in a saucepan with plenty of water. Do this for 20-25 minutes until soft. Drain and return the rice to the pan on a low heat.
  3. Cut the tofu into bitesize chunks and toss in our Salt & Pepper Seasoning. Place on a baking tray and cook until golden and crispy.
  4. Blanch the broccoli in a pan of boiling water for 2 minutes, then drain.
  5. Serve the rice first, topping with the tofu, vegetables, and a drizzle of lime juice. Finish with soy sauce (to taste).

Salt & Pepper Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Try this twist on a classic family favourite, the chicken stir fry! Simply add our seasoning and voila!

Cooking Time: Preparation for this salt and pepper chicken stir fry recipe could not be any easier! Most of the work will involve slicing the meat and cutting the vegetables which can take 25 minutes. If you use a ready-made pack, then the time is significantly cut. Cooking time can be around 20 minutes.

Ingredients
  • A sprinkling of Salt & Pepper Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 2 chicken breasts (sliced into strips)
  • 200g tenderstem broccoli (halved)
  • 2 large carrots (peeled and chopped up finely)

Method

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan over a medium heat.
  2. Cover both sides of each chicken strip with the Salt & Pepper Seasoning and place into the pan.
  3. Cook, occasionally turning to ensure the chicken has cooked all the way through, for around 10 minutes until the chicken has browned.
  4. Stir in the broccoli and carrots until they are tender (about 12 minutes).
  5. Serve with noodles and a sauce of your choice.