Simple 8 spices makes this Montreal Steak Seasoning so delicious and easy to make. The perfect seasoning for steak, salmon, chicken or burgers to give them so much flavor.

Montreal Steak seasoning in a jar with a serving on a teaspoon
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We love making homemade seasoning blends for grilling. This copycat Montreal Steak Seasoning is one of our favorites because the flavor and how easy it is to make. The perfect blend to make this grilling season.

If you love making homemade seasoning blends, try this Homemade Burger Seasoning, ​​Best Dry Rub for Ribs, or Best Pork Rub.

Why This Recipe Works

Homemade Montreal steak seasoning is the perfect blend of spices that you probably already have in your pantry. Making homemade spice blends allows you to easily change the seasoning or add more in to what you prefer.

Store bought McCormick spices have added ingredients that are not necessary. This gluten free spice blend can be used on your favorite cuts of meat or vegetables. You will love the taste, bold flavor and how easy it is store the leftovers.

Ingredients

Montreal Steak Seasoning ingredients - paprika, pepper, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, coriander, dill, red pepper flakes

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Variations Ideas

This robust seasoning blend combines the flavors of simple spices. We used ground spices but you can definitely add in whole spices to enhance the flavors.

  • Paprika – Add color to the blend but feel free to add in smoked paprika.
  • Salt and Pepper – This spice blend can be made with course salt and course black pepper or coarsely ground black peppercorns with the onion powder.
  • Cayenne Pepper – For a hint of spice, add in a ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper with spice mix. The combination of the red pepper flakes and the cayenne pepper gives it the perfect blend of spice.

Step by Step Instructions

  • Step 1 – Mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl or jar.  
The spices are layered in a bowl
  • Step 2 – Put the seasoning in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.

Recipe Tips

  • Prepare Spices – Before making this spice blend, I like to make sure I have all the ingredients measured out before blending. This helps to easily whisk the ingredients together quickly and easily.
  • Ingredients – When making spice blends, we recommend making sure the spices are in date and have not expired.
Cooked steak topped with chopped green onions and cooked chopped onions

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Marinate Meat with Seasoning?

Use this seasoning blend for steak, chicken, vegetables and pork. After combining the ingredients in a bowl, spoon the mixture over the meat or vegetables. We like to seasoning both sides to give it the best flavor.

Can you Marinate Steak with just Seasoning?

Yes, you can just add a dry rub to your steak. When adding a dry rub, we usually cook the meat quickly after seasoning. If you prefer, you can use the blend by adding in ½ cup of soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Allow the steak to marinate for at least 30 minutes for the best flavor.

When should you put Steak Seasoning on?

Add the seasoning mix right before you put it on the grill. I even like to add seasoning as I am grilling for the best flavor.

How to Store Leftover Seasoning?

Store you leftover seasoning blend in an airtight container or mason jar. The seasoning blend will stay fresh for up to 6 months if using fresh spices.

Spices poured on a platter

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Montreal Steak Seasoning

5 from 1 vote
Simple 8 spices makes this Montreal Steak Seasoning so delicious and easy to make. The perfect seasoning for steak, chicken or burgers to give them so much flavor.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 20
Cuisine American
Course Marinade & Seasonings
Calories 5

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl or jar.
  • Put the seasoning in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 5kcal, Carbohydrates 1g, Protein 0.2g, Fat 0.1g, Saturated Fat 0.01g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.01g, Monounsaturated Fat 0.04g, Sodium 699mg, Potassium 26mg, Fiber 0.4g, Sugar 0.1g, Vitamin A 41IU, Vitamin C 1mg, Calcium 9mg, Iron 0.2mg

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