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shredded lemon zest

Lemon Zest Substitutes

Lemon zest has a bright yellow color and is commonly used in baking and garnishing salads. It adds a distinct citrus flavor to the dish without being bitter. But if you've run out of it, try using a substitute of it instead!
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  • Lemon Extract
  • Dried Lemon Peel
  • Lime Zest
  • Orange Zest
  • Pomelo Zest
  • Calamansi Zest
  • Lemon Grass
  • Berries
  • Lemon Pepper
  • Tajin


  • Go through the substitutes and see which one seems fit for the recipe.
  • Collect your ingredients and use your preferred substitute.
  • Use the substitute in the required amount and proceed to make the dish according to the recipe.
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