Crispy Seasoned Sea Salt


Salt is an essential nutrient and crispy is the word we use to describe the sound of something light and thin. Blend herbs, spices, extra virgin olive oil and a good quality sea salt with whole grain or whole wheat bread and you have crispy seasoned sea salt. The crispy seasoned sea salt recipe is so easy to execute and as a bonus, if you can use leftover bread is a small step in the fight against food waste.

Crispy sea salt

Say no to waste:

I love whole-grain bread and occasionally I have leftover bread that gets kind of stale.
So, before I toss the bread, I turn it into an awesome seasoning. I sprinkle my crispy sea salt seasoning on fried eggs, breakfast potatoes, and all kinds of vegetables like sautéed Brussels sprouts, rapini, and asparagus. Anything grilled, and the seasoning shines. Try it on salads or pasta and I guarantee you will love it. A potato chip is crispy, that’s the way to explain my crispy seasoned sea salt. Initially crispy but once you taste it, immediately that crispness turns into great flavor melting in your mouth.

crispy sea salt

crispy sea salt

Not all salt is the same:

Sea salt, kosher salt, and table salt have the same basic nutritional value, despite the fact that sea salt is often promoted as being healthier.
With only 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt in the recipe, the flavors are awesome; all created with herbs, spices, and a mindful cooking method. One 1/8 of an ounce of the crispy sea salt seasoning has around 27 mg of sodium and is packed with flavor, so give it a try.

FYI, sea salt, kosher salt, and table salt contain comparable amounts of sodium by weight. I personally like unrefined sea salt because it undergoes the least processing. What is even more important is the purity of the water trace elements makes unrefined sea salt more flavorful, so you can use less.

Not all salt is the same in regards to taste, weight, and volume.
Weigh one tablespoon each of sea salt, kosher salt, and table salt and you’ll see an amazing difference.

One tablespoon of sea salt = 2/3 ounce – 8g.
One tablespoon of Kosher salt = 1/2 ounce – 14g.
One tablespoon of table salt = 1/4 ounce – 7g

Crispy sea salt

Crispy Seasoned Sea Salt

The Taste: 

It is more a blend of flavor and crispiness that creates a great combination and taste.

The Process: 

To make crispy sea salt is as simple as it gets. I call it a home run in the flavor department or my go-to seasoning.

The Verdict:

Great recipe that you will find on my dining table.
Potato chips, crackers, wafers are all crispy and so is my crispy seasoned sea salt seasoning, low in sodium and great in flavor.

crispy seas salt

Crispy Seasoned Sea Salt or How to Spice Up Your Life

Chef Norbert
Blend herbs, spices, extra virgin olive oil and a good quality sea salt with whole grain or whole wheat bread and you have crispy seasoned sea salt.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Better for you
Servings 45 servings
Calories 4 kcal



Preheat oven to 300 F

  • Remove crust from whole grain bread. Place whole-grain bread in robot coupe and pulse until you have large, coarse flakes. Add the bread crumbs to a bowl and season with spices, sea salt, and toss with extra virgin olive oil.
    6 slices whole grain bread, 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 tsp parsley, 1/2 tsp sea salt, 1/2 tbsp onion powder, 1/2 tsp paprika powder sweet, 1/4 tsp paprika smoked, 1/4 tsp Mexican oregano, 1/4 tsp thyme leaves, 1/4 tsp black pepper, ground

Bake bread crumb seasoning

  • Spread the bread crumbs onto a baking sheet creating a thin layer evenly spread so crumbs won't burn. Bake for 5 minutes, gently stir bread crumbs with a spatula to move them around, and heat them as evenly as possible. Bake additional 3 minutes and remove from oven. Cool on the baking sheet as they will continue to dry out

Store in an airtight container.

  • They should last at least a week in a dry airtight container, or 6 months in a freezer


Serving: 1 Serving | Calories: 4kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 2mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate

Keyword Better for you, Crispy, Sea Salt, Seasoning, Spice
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