Cajun Fish Seasoning

Fish with Spicy Creole Cajun Rub
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/4 cup (2 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
53 Calories
2g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1/4 cup (2 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 53
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1171mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Protein 2g
Calcium 115mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is the traditional seasoning recipe for Cajun-style blackened fish. Apply this rub on the fish and place it in an extremely hot cast iron skillet. This is a delicious treat for those who don't mind a little spice with their seafood. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL paprika
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL oregano
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL thyme
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon /5 mL black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt (sea)

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix together and store in an airtight container, in a cool, dark place for up to 6 months after preparation.

  2. To use, simply apply a generous amount of rub onto the flesh of fish. Cook as directed.

  3. The mixture can be made into a marinade as well.  Add 1/4 cup oil and either 1/3 cup vinegar (white or cider) or citrus juices (orange, lemon, or lime) to a bowl and whisk together with seasoning rub.