Convert Smidgens of Salt to Grams

Enter the salt volume in smidgens below to get the value converted to grams.

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1 smidgen = 0.177813 g
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How to Convert Smidgens to Grams

To convert a smidgen measurement to a gram measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One smidgen is equal to 0.177813 grams, so use this simple formula to convert:

grams = smidgens × 0.177813

The salt volume in grams is equal to the smidgens multiplied by 0.177813.

For example, here's how to convert 5 smidgens to grams using the formula above.
5 smidgens = (5 × 0.177813) = 0.889063 g

Smidgens and grams are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Smidgens

A smidgen is a very small unit used in cooking, most often used to measure salt and seasonings. One smidgen is equal to 1/2 of a pinch, which is the amount of seasoning that you can "pinch" between your thumb and finger. Although the smidgen is considered a rough measurement, it is generally accepted to be equal to 1/32 of a teaspoon.

Grams

One gram of salt is equal to about 0.176 teaspoons of salt. The recommended daily sodium intake is about 2,300mg, or 2.3 grams.

The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of salt volume in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g, for example 1 gram can be written as 1 g.

Smidgen Measurements and Equivalent Gram Conversions

Common smidgen values converted to the equivalent gram value
Smidgens Grams
1 0.177813 g
2 0.355625 g
3 0.533438 g
4 0.71125 g
5 0.889063 g
6 1.0669 g
7 1.2447 g
8 1.4225 g
9 1.6003 g
10 1.7781 g
11 1.9559 g
12 2.1338 g
13 2.3116 g
14 2.4894 g
15 2.6672 g
16 2.845 g
17 3.0228 g
18 3.2006 g
19 3.3784 g
20 3.5563 g
21 3.7341 g
22 3.9119 g
23 4.0897 g
24 4.2675 g
25 4.4453 g
26 4.6231 g
27 4.8009 g
28 4.9788 g
29 5.1566 g
30 5.3344 g
31 5.5122 g
32 5.69 g
33 5.8678 g
34 6.0456 g
35 6.2234 g
36 6.4013 g
37 6.5791 g
38 6.7569 g
39 6.9347 g
40 7.1125 g

More Smidgen Salt Volume Conversions

Convert to Pinches
1 smidgen is equal to 0.5 pinches
Convert to Dashes
1 smidgen is equal to 0.25 dashes
Convert to Teaspoons
1 smidgen is equal to 0.03125 teaspoons
Convert to Tablespoons
1 smidgen is equal to 0.010417 tablespoons
Convert to Cups
1 smidgen is equal to 0.000651 cups