Salt Conversion Chart

We at Morton believe that the right salt makes all the difference, but we recognize sometimes you may be a in a pinch.  If you can’t get the right salt for the job, here are some of the next best options:

If The Recipe Calls For

Appropriate Substitute (Conversions Below)

Table Salt Fine Sea Salt, All-Purpose Sea Salt, Canning & Pickling Salt
Kosher Salt Coarse Sea Salt (Rubs), Fine Sea Salt, Canning & Pickling Salt (Brines)
Coarse Sea Salt Kosher Salt
Fine Sea Salt All-Purpose Sea Salt, Table Salt, Canning & Pickling Salt
All-Purpose Sea Salt Table Salt, Fine Sea Salt, Canning & Pickling Salt
Canning & Pickling Salt All-Purpose Sea Salt, Kosher Salt*, Fine Sea Salt*

*Salt with YPS is not recommended for acidic canning & pickling applications, such as most fruits, tomatoes, and pickles

 

Table Salt

Coarse Kosher Salt

Fine Sea Salt

Coarse Sea Salt

Canning & Pickling Salt

1⁄4 teaspoon 1⁄4 teaspoon 1⁄4 teaspoon 1⁄4 teaspoon 1⁄4 teaspoon
1 teaspoon 1 1⁄4 teaspoons 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon
1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon +
3⁄4 teaspoon
1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon
1⁄4 cup 1⁄4 cup +
1 tablespoon
1⁄4 cup +
1/2 teaspoon
1⁄4 cup 1⁄4 cup
1⁄2 cup 1⁄2 cup +
2 tablespoons
1⁄2 cup +
1 teaspoon
1⁄2 cup + 1/4 teaspoon 1⁄2 cup
3⁄4 cup  3⁄4 cup +
3 tablespoons
3⁄4 cup +
1 teaspoon
3⁄4 cup + 1/4 teaspoon 3⁄4 cup
1 cup  1 1⁄4 cups 1 cup +
1 teaspoon
1 cup + 1/2 teaspoon 1 cup
 2 cups 2 1⁄2 cups 2 cups +
1 tablespoon
2 cups +
1 teaspoon
2 cups