Too salty?

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How do I fix something with too much salt?

Too salty?

User submitted cooking tip: If the food you are cooking comes out too salty, add a little lemon zest. It will help balance out the flavor.



6/22/2006 8:51:46 PM
Lynne Christen said:

Am a little confused by this tip. Thought lemon joice added a salty flavor since it is often used in place of salt for folks on a low sodium diet.

10/19/2008 1:14:29 PM
bburgbby said:

thank you!
i made guacamole, and accidentally made it way to salty.
we actually forgot to add lime, but did have lemon juice... it worked perfectly!


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