How To Make Poultry Seasoning

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Are you tired of bland chicken or turkey dishes? Want to add an extra kick of flavor without relying on store-bought seasoning blends? Look no further than this simple homemade poultry seasoning recipe! With just a few pantry staples, you can create a delicious blend of herbs and spices that will take your poultry dishes to the next level.

Bowl of poultry seasoning.

Enhance the flavor and richness of chicken, turkey, and quail effortlessly by seasoning them with poultry seasoning. This simple technique adds depth without any extra calories or fat. Let’s look at how to make this classic seasoning, shall we?


  • 2 Tablespoons Sage
  • 2 Tablespoons Thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon Marjoram
  • 1 Tablespoon Rosemary
  • 2 Teaspoons Nutmeg
Ingredients to make poultry seasoning.


  1. Begin by gathering all your ingredients.
  2. In a small dish, combine the sage, thyme, marjoram, rosemary, and nutmeg.
  3. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  4. Your homemade poultry seasoning is now ready to use!
Spices being mixed in a bowl to make poultry seasoning.

Tips for Success

  • Omitting salt and pepper from the seasoning blend allows you to adjust the saltiness and spiciness of your dishes according to your preference. Add salt and pepper to taste when preparing your poultry dishes.
  • Nutmeg adds a unique depth of flavor to the seasoning blend. While optional, it enhances the overall taste profile. Feel free to omit it if desired, but consider giving it a try for a truly authentic poultry seasoning experience.
  • Adjust the seasoning levels according to your taste preferences. Start with a small amount and gradually add more as needed until you achieve the desired flavor.
  • Experiment with different ratios of herbs and spices to create a custom seasoning blend that suits your palate.
Jar of poultry seasoning.
Small glass jar filled with homemade poultry seasoning.

Poultry Seasoning

This balanced herbs and spices blend will upgrade your chicken and turkey dishes. It's quick, easy, and irresistibly flavorful!
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Course: staple
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 batch


  • 2 Tablespoons Sage
  • 2 Tablespoons Thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon Marjoram
  • 1 Tablespoon Rosemary
  • 2 Teaspoons Nutmeg


  • Combine all the ingredients in a small dish and mix well.
  • Use immediately or store in a sealed jar or dish in the pantry for up to a month.
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Jar of poultry seasoning.

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  • Massaman Curry – a Thai-inspired dish featuring tender chicken and potatoes in a creamy coconut sauce.
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