Homemade Cajun Seasoning Recipe

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Homemade Cajun Seasoning – It is one of the very easy cajun spice mix for a homemade cajun seasoning recipe with a perfect blend of spices, quite handy and better than your store-bought. 

A spoonful of cajun seasoning is taken in the blue ramekin

What is Cajun seasoning? 

Cajun Cuisine is sometimes referred to as “ rustic cuisine” meaning the ingredients are locally available and it is simple and easy to make.

This cajun seasoning recipe is a favored spice mix of cajun cuisine which is popular in south Louisiana.

It was inherited from French cuisine and combined with the local ingredients to make a unique delicacy. 

It is also called a Creole seasoning. 

This Cajun seasoning is simply the blend of spices that are simply available at home. 

Once you make the homemade cajun seasoning, you never opt for the store-bought and the seasonings are commonly used in seafood and vegetable dishes. 

Why this Recipe works: 

  1. Homemade is always better than store-bought. 
  2. The spice mix is readily available in your pantry. 
  3. The flavors of this cajun seasonings are blissful. 

What is a cajun seasoning made of? 

  • Onion Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • oregano
  • italian spice mix
  • Paprika
  • pepper powder
  • Dried Thyme

How to make Homemade Cajun seasoning:

Cajun Seasoning Ingredients

Spices are taken in grey plate
These are all the ingredients to make Cajun seasoning ( i have not added salt) 
Cajun seasoning recipe is in a blue ramekin with a gold-colored spoon in
Mix all the spices into a bowl. Your homemade cajun seasoning is ready. Store the spice mix in an air-tight container.

Close up shot of cajun spice in a blue ramekin

Tips to make cajun Spice: 

  1. The cajun spice mix is flavourful. Store them in an air-tight container for the best flavors. 
  2. You cannot substitute chili powder for cajun seasoning, it does incorporate chili powder in form of paprika or cayenne pepper. 
  3. Typically salt is added to the spice mix of cajun seasoning. if you want You can add 1 teaspoon of salt for the below measurements given in the recipe card. 

FAQS

1. How long can I store cajun seasoning recipe? 

The cajun seasoning will stay fresh for up to 6 months. Store them in an air-tight container like glass spice jars that are tightly sealed. 

2. How do you use cajun spice? 

This cajun seasoning recipe certainly going to level -up your dishes, It can be used for seafood, meat, chicken, grilled vegetables. 

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Cajun Seasoning Recipe


  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 2 tablespoon 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

It is one of the very easy cajun spice mix for a homemade cajun seasoning recipe with a perfect blend of spices, quite handy and better than your store-bought.  


Ingredients

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  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme 
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian mixed herbs 
  • 1 teaspoon paprika 
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder 

Instructions

  1. Mix all the spices into a bowl. Your homemade cajun seasoning is ready. Store the spice mix in an air-tight container. 

Notes

  • The cajun spice mix is flavourful. Store them in an air-tight container for the best flavors. 
  • You cannot substitute chili powder for cajun seasoning, it does incorporate chili powder in form of paprika or cayenne pepper. 
  • Typically salt is added to the spice mix of cajun seasoning. if you want You can add 1 teaspoon of salt for the below measurements given in the recipe card. 
  • Category: pantry
  • Method: mixing
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: cajun seasoning recipe, cajun spice, homemade cajun seasoning

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