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Cajun Seasoning Recipe

This Cajun Seasoning Recipe is a delicious and easy spice mixture that is perfect for so many different recipes. Make a small batch for one recipe or make a big batch to keep with your spices.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cajun seasoning recipe
Servings: 1 ounce
Calories: 38kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


Large Batch

  • 1/3 cup paprika
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 3 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Small Batch

  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • dash of cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
  • pinch of red pepper flakes


  • Combine all the ingredients, whisking well.
  • Store in an airtight container.



  1. If this seasoning mix is made with fresh spices, it can be stored in an airtight container in a cool place for up to 1 year.
  2. Please see the post for a list of recipes in which this great seasoning mix can be used.


Serving: 1ounce | Calories: 38kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1688mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3400IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2.5mg