Homemade Cajun Seasoning is a perfect way to use the spices and herbs in your cabinet for your own custom spice blend! Perfect for your Cajun, creole, and Mardi Gras recipes.
Why You Will Love This Recipe
I love making my own seasoning blends at home.
You can adjust them to be exactly what you like, and use common herbs and spices that you already have on hand!
Simply mix together and store if desired in an empty container.
These are the spices you need to make a cajun seasoning:
Simple recipe with simple needs! All you need here is:
Simply mix all of the spices together. That’s it!
You can taste the blend and adjust it as you desire with more of any flavor.
Modifications and Substitutions
Make it spicier by adding more cayenne powder.
Store in an empty spice container or small bag to have on hand as needed.
This works great in my popular Authentic Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo recipe.
Cajun seasonings are traditionally made with paprika, black pepper, white pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika. Additional seasonings are frequently used as well.
This seasoning blend is a little milder than a medium flavor level.
The more you use, the hotter it is.
You can also make it hotter by using more cayenne in the blend.
It is a slightly spicy and earthy flavor.
- 3 Tablespoons paprika
- 2 Tablespoons garlic powder
- 2 Tablespoons salt
- 1 Tablespoon cayenne pepper
- 1 Tablespoon dried thyme
- 1 Tablespoon onion powder
- 1 Tablespoon black pepper
- 1 Tablespoon white pepper
- Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.
- Store in an air tight container such as an empty spice jar.