McCormick Whole Yellow Mustard Seed is less pungent and more mellow, with an intial floral sweetness. Specially made for chefs to inspire extraordinary menus and deliver consistent recipes. It is an excellent spice base for developing custom flavors, creating a unique flavor when mixed with lemon or horseradish. Experiment with dry mustard blends using chili powder, chives, basil, or mint with ground yellow mustard seeds. To make a mustard paste, allow mustard mixed with water to stand 10-30 minutes to achieve full flavor. Recipe favorites include dirty martini steak kabobs, mango mustard glazed salmon, and mustard seed crusted chicken with vermouth sauces.
Mustard Seed's hot and spicy flavor enhances meats, fish, fowl, sauces, and salad dressings. Whole Mustard Seed may be used in pickling or in boiling vegetables such as cabbage or sauerkraut. Brown Mustard Seeds are an important flavoring in Indian dishes.
Before using, mix Mustard Powder with water to form a paste. It takes about 10 minutes for the mustard flavor to develop. Use in foods needing flavor highlights. Unlike other pungent spices, Mustard's flavor does not build or persist. Mustard helps emulsify liquids - use in salad dressing recipes to help blend oil and vinegar and add a spicy zip