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individual herbs and spices for cajun seasonings in small silver spoons

Cajun Seasoning

  • Author: Beth of A Meal In Mind
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Seasoning
  • Method: Mix by hand
  • Cuisine: Cajun

Description

Cajun seasoning is a simple mix of nine herbs and spices, most of which you likely have on hand. It’s more economical to blend your own than to buy it pre-mixed. Mixing your own also allows you to control the saltiness, herb ratio and heat level and to be sure it contains no gluten.


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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons pink sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 12 teaspoons cayenne
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme

Instructions

  1. Stir the seasonings together. If the onion or garlic powders have gotten clumpy, press the lumps with a back of a spoon or in a small mortar and pestle.
  2. Measure out the amount you need for your recipe, and store the rest in an airtight container. See note.

Notes

If you live in a humid area, keeping onion and garlic powders and seasonings made with them in the refrigerator will keep them from clumping together.

Keywords: cajun seasoning, seasoning blend, easy seasoning, Cajun cuisine, homemade seasoning, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan

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