How To Make Cajun Seasoning Mix

I like to know what’s in my spice mixes and am not crazy about ingredients I can’t pronounce. So I never buy spice blends.  I make a large batch of this Cajun seasoning mix and store it a glass bottle so I have it ready when I need it.

Cajun Seasoning Mix

Cuisine: BBQ, cajun, creole
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 48 servings
Calories: 1 kcal
Easy to make and so much better than prepackaged mixes with preservatives.


  • 1 t ground black pepper 

  • 1 1/2 cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/4 t dried thyme
  • 1 1/4 dried oregano
  • 2 t fine sea salt
  • 2 t black pepper
  • 2 t dried basil

  • 2 t garlic powder 

  • 2 1/2 t sweet paprika
  • 1 t onion powder


  1. Place all ingredients in a glass container with an airtight lid.
  2. Shake well to mix.
  3. Store in an airtight glass container. Will keep for a couple of months.

Recipe Notes


Blacken meat and seafood.

Use in Gumbo and Jambalaya.

Season poultry.

Use as the base spice for BBQ shrimp.

Nutrition Facts
Cajun Seasoning Mix
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1
% Daily Value*
Sodium 97mg4%
Potassium 5mg0%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

1 Comment

  1. Kayla

    Amazing flavor on chicken and fish.


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