Homemade Cajun Seasoning Mix Recipe

June 24, 2017

Everyone needs seasoning to make their foods delicious. From its function, seasoning is vital to be in your kitchen. Anyway, have you heard about Cajun seasoning? This seasoning is used in many Cajun recipes and for a spicy additional to meat or fish. Basically, it is a blend of paprika, onion, garlic, fennel, chili, and thyme. There are numerous commercial seasoning mixed on the market. It is available in 115 g, 520 g and 1.4 kg portion.

The famous seasoning mixed may be Tony Chachere’s Original Seasoning or Zatarain’s seasoning. However, you can also make your own in your kitchen. Don’t worry about the quality of your seasoning mix because your homemade Cajun seasoning will be even better if you follow this Cajun seasoning recipe.

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  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons white pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper


  1. Combine all the ingredients in the container of a blender or food processor.
  2. Process on high speed until reduced to a fine powder.
  3. Simply transfer to a container with a tight fitting lid and use as desired.

This Cajun seasoning mix can be made in a blink of an eye. In addition, you can also adding some monosodium glutamate (MSG) that some of the commercial seasoning mixes uses. Adding the MSG will enhance the flavor imparted by the Cajun seasoning mix. If you want to do it, add 1 oz of Accent to the above recipe.

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Then, you may be wondering about what you can make by this amazing seasoning. For example, you can use Cajun seasoning from this Cajun seasoning recipe to make butter Cajun popcorn, Cajun salmon sandwiches, wild rice jambalaya, baked honey Cajun shrimp, and so many others.

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