Cajun Spice Mix Recipe

Cajun spice mix
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Ratings (9)
  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/4 Cups (serves 20)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
12 Calories
0g Fat
2g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 1/4 Cups (serves 20)
Amount per serving
Calories 12
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1934mg 84%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 1g
Calcium 25mg 2%
*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.)

Use this Cajun seasoning for barbecue ribs, chicken, blackened fish, Cajun soups or sauces, blackened steaks, and blackened pasta. This makes a lot, so if you have a small family or do not intend to use it often, feel free to cut the recipe in half.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup kosher salt (not table salt)
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup Hungarian paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine salt, chili powder, paprika, onion powder, black pepper, basil, oregano, coriander, cayenne pepper, thyme, cumin, and white pepper until well-mixed.

  2. Place the spice mix in a glass jar and seal tightly. Store in a cool, dark place up to 3 months.

  3. Use this mixture for barbecue ribs, chicken, blackened fish, Cajun soups or sauces, blackened steaks, and blackened pasta.