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Blueberry Salt

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  • Author: Asha
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Dry Time: 24 hours
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 24 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Garnishes
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This beautiful blueberry salt is infused with real, fresh blueberries. It makes a wonderful garnish or finishing salt with so many uses, such as cocktails, cheese plates, and smoked fish dishes.


Ingredients

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1/2 cup (85g) blueberries, fresh or frozen

1/3 cup (80ml) water

1/2 cup (135g) kosher salt


Instructions

Put blueberries and water in a saucepan over medium heat. Simmer the berries for five minutes then remove from the heat.

Use a fork to mash all of the blueberries into a purée.

Strain the blueberry purée through a cheesecloth. You will be left with highly pigmented blueberry juice.

Return the blueberry juice to the saucepan. Simmer, stirring constantly, until it has reduced into the consistency of a thick syrup. Be careful to not burn it.

Pour the blueberry syrup into a bowl with the kosher salt. Use a rubber spatula to work the syrup into the salt until the grains are evenly coated and colourful.

Spread the blueberry salt on a parchment paper covered tray and allow to dry for twenty-four hours.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 tsp
  • Calories: 1
  • Sugar: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 1240 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
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