Homemade Cajun Seasoning Blend

Russ Myers


Use this homemade spice blend in Cajun and Creole recipes. You can also use it in place of salt to liven up any dish, or mix a scoop of it with olive oil or buttermilk for an easy marinade.
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6 / 8


20 Min


No-Cook or Other


1 Tbsp
sea salt
1 Tbsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp
freshly ground white pepper
1 Tbsp
dried oregano
1 Tbsp
dried thyme
1 Tbsp
dried basil
1 Tbsp
fine raw sugar
2 Tbsp
cayenne pepper, or to taste
2 Tbsp
ground smoked paprika
2 Tbsp
chili powder, or dried chilies
2 Tbsp
garlic powder
2 Tbsp
onion powder

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine all ingredients with a mortar and pestle or a food processor. Store in an airtight jar. The little spice jars with rubber gasket seals will keep your homemade spice blends fresh longer than jars with screw-top lids.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole