Recipe By CarolynCooks
Published May 21st
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 1 /2 cup Calories 6.8

This is just like the steak spice you find in the Montreal delis in Canada. It is bold and spicy and good on so much more than just steak. Grinding the spice mixture at home only takes a couple of minutes and provides the freshest flavor.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons white peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seed
  • 2 teaspoons dill seed
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place white peppercorns into a mini food processor or spice grinder; pulse several times. Add coriander seed, dill seed, mustard seed, and red pepper flakes to food processor; pulse until seeds are broken into a coarse mixture.
  2. 2 Transfer spice mixture to a small bowl; stir in garlic and kosher salt. Store mixture in an airtight glass container; shake before using.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 6.8
  • Carbohydrate 1.3 g
  • Fat 0.2 g
  • Fiber 0.5 g
  • Protein 0.3 g
  • Sodium 480.4 mg
  • Sugar 0.1 g

Chef's Notes

For the most authentic flavour and look, do not grind into a powder.


  1. I only put half the the salt and garlic in. It was wonderful!
  2. Very tasty. I don't have a spice grinder but my mortar and pestle worked well. I made this as written. Thanks for sharing.
  3. I used dill weed instead of dill seed by mistake but it still worked. My Rib-eye's turned out excellent! This was the perfect balance of salt and spicy for me. I made more than the recipe called for and I'm glad that I did. This will work nicely with all kinds of meat and not - Read more ...