Creole Spice Blend Mix Recipe

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  • 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: About 1 cup

Mix up this spice blend to add Creole flavor to meats, seafood, and vegetables. Cayenne pepper is a prominent ingredient, but you can adjust the amount up or down to suit your own tastes. Be sure to store away from heat and light.

What You'll Need

  • 3 Tablespoons paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons cayenne powder
  • 1 Tablespoon oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon thyme

How to Make It

Combine paprika, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, cayenne, oregano, and thyme in a glass spice bottle or another sealable container. Shake until well-combined.

Seal tightly and store in a dark cabinet away from heat and light. Use Creole spice mix within 6 months.

Shake container again before each use to be sure the mix is combined. Good on meats, vegetables, and seafood.