Cajun Spice Mix Recipe

Cajun spice mix
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/4 Cups
Ratings

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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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.