How to measure salt without scales using only spoons?

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Salt is one of the most popular ingredients of many dishes. Sometimes, in recipes you can come across salt specified in grams, not in pinches. That is why it is important to know how to measure salt in grams without scales using only spoons.

All the measurements were made using table salt but all the data is relevant to kosher salt and sea salt.

How many grams are there in a tablespoon of salt?

One rounded tablespoon holds 30 grams of salt

One level tablespoon holds 20 grams of salt

Note: If you scoop a full tablespoon of coarse salt, it may contain up to 35 grams.

How many grams of salt are in a teaspoon?

One rounded teaspoon holds 10 grams of table salt

One level teaspoon contains 7 grams of salt

Note: if you scoop a full rounded teaspoon of coarse salt, it may contain up to 15 grams.

How to measure salt without scales using only spoons

Using a regular tablespoon or a teaspoon, as a measure of weight in the kitchen, is very convenient for measuring the required amount of table salt in grams at home.

  • 400 grams of salt = 13 rounded tablespoons + 1 rounded teaspoon of table salt.
  • 300 grams of salt = 10 rounded tablespoons of table salt.
  • 250 grams of salt = 8 rounded tablespoons + 1 rounded teaspoon of table salt.
  • 200 grams of salt = 6 rounded tablespoons + 1 level tablespoon of table salt.
  • 190 grams of salt = 6 rounded tablespoons + 1 rounded teaspoon of table salt.
  • 180 grams of salt = 6 rounded tablespoons of table salt.
  • 170 grams of salt = 5 rounded tablespoons + 1 level tablespoon of table salt.
  • 160 grams of salt = 5 rounded tablespoons + 1 rounded teaspoon of table salt.
  • 150 grams of salt = 5 rounded tablespoons of table salt.
  • 140 grams of salt = 4 rounded tablespoons + 1 level tablespoon of table salt.
  • 130 grams of salt = 4 rounded tablespoons + 1 rounded teaspoon of table salt.
  • 125 grams of salt = 4 rounded tablespoons + 1 not full teaspoon of salt (a level teaspoon, salt should be just below the edges of the spoon).
  • 120 grams of salt = 4 rounded tablespoons of table salt.
  • 110 grams of salt = 3 rounded tablespoons + 1 level tablespoon of salt.
  • 100 grams of salt = 3 rounded tablespoons + 1 rounded teaspoon of salt.
  • 90 grams of salt = 3 rounded tablespoons of salt.
  • 80 grams of salt = 2 rounded tablespoons + 1 level tablespoon of salt.
  • 60 grams of salt = 2 rounded tablespoons of salt.
  • 50 grams of salt = 1 rounded tablespoon + 1 level tablespoon of salt.
  • 45 grams of salt = 2 rounded tablespoons + 1 not full teaspoon of salt (a level teaspoon, salt should be just below the edges of the spoon).
  • 40 grams of salt = 2 level tablespoons of salt.
  • 35 grams of salt = 1 level tablespoon + 2 level teaspoons of salt.
  • 30 grams of salt = 1 rounded tablespoon of salt.
  • 25 grams of salt = 1 rounded teaspoon of salt + 1 level teaspoon of salt.
  • 20 grams of salt = 1 level tablespoon of salt.
  • 15 grams of salt = 1 rounded teaspoon + 1 not full teaspoon of salt (a level teaspoon, salt should be just below the edges of the spoon).
  • 10 grams of salt = 1 rounded teaspoon of table salt.
  • 5 grams of salt = 1 not full teaspoon of salt (a level teaspoon, salt should be just below the edges of the spoon)

This measuring system is very simple; every amateur cook can use it while scooping salt for different recipes. If you have any advice on how to measure flour in grams without scales share with us, leave comments in the section below.

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