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Homemade Montreal Chicken Seasoning Recipe

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This Homemade Montreal Chicken Seasoning Recipe has a robust blend of garlic, herbs and spices. Deliciously perfect on chicken or vegetables especially when grilled! Yields 5 tablespoons but can easily be doubled or tripled.
Course Kitchen Basics
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, fromscratch, homemade, montreal, recipe, seasoning, spiceblend
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 15 servings
Calories 7
Author Laurie McNamara


  • tablespoons dried garlic pieces
  • tablespoons dried onion pieces
  • teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • teaspoons whole coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Aleppo pepper see notes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric


  • In a motar; measure and add the garlic, onion, parlesy and coriander. Use the pestle to smash and grind until the herbs and spices are small. Alternatively you can use a spice grinder.
  • Add this to a jar or container along with the lemon pepper, aleppo pepper, paprika and turmeric, stirring to combine.
  • Store the Montreal chicken seasoning in a jar or container that has tight fitting lid and place in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months or longer.


*If you don't have aleppo pepper, substitute with 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes.
TO USE: Toss 1-1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breas halves with 2 teaspoons light olive oil and 2 tablespoons of seasoning. Preheat your grill to 450° and once hot, grill the seasoned chicken for 4 to 6 minutes a side or until fully cooked. Allow to rest before serving with a pinch or two of kosher salt and more freshly ground black pepper.


Serving: 1teaspoon | Calories: 7kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 52IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg