Cajun Fish Seasoning

Fish with Spicy Creole Cajun Rub
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/4 cup (2 servings)
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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. Trust me when I say that this will be a delicious treat.​

What You'll Need

  • 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)

How 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.  
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 53
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1,171 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)