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All-Purpose Seasoning Substitute

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  • 1 tbsp ground annatto (achiote), paprika or turmeric
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp oregano powder
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ tbsp black ground pepper


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl and store this mixture in a spice jar or air tight container. Use 1½ tsp to substitute 1 Sazón Goya packet.


If you can’t find these ingredients in powdered form, you can buy them whole and blend them in a food processor. This recipe yields about ½ cup (4 oz).