The BEST Blackened Seasoning Recipe! Use this blackening spice for adding depth and flavor to tofu, veggies, and more. It’s easy to make using simple pantry staple spices.
It’s the little things in life that make us happy and have a big impact. And, I’m so HAPPY to share one of those little things with you today. My amazing Homemade Blackened Seasoning Recipe. It’s so versatile and can be used on essentially any plant-based entree or side dish for adding depth and bold flavor.
This amazing spice/herb mixture is great for grilling, pan-frying, or baking. And, the recipe requires very little time and effort to put together. You’ll be amazed at how your food comes alive.
What’s Blackening Seasoning
It’s most commonly used on meats like fish and chicken. But, as you will soon see, it breathes new life into your veggies, tofu, and anything else you can think to put it on.
If you’ve never used this before you’ll soon wonder how you lived without it.
What Is Blackening Seasoning Made Of?
Blackened seasoning is just a simple mixture of spices and herbs. And, more than likely you have all the ingredients sitting in your spice drawer or cabinet.
Here’s what you’ll need…
- Smoked Paprika
- Onion & Garlic Powder
- Dried Thyme
- Dried Oregano
- Black Pepper
I LOVE spicy food so that’s why I’ve included the cayenne. But, if you’re sensitive to heat simply reduce the amount or remove it completely from the recipe.
How To Use Blackened Seasoning
I love covering tofu with this seasoning and either grilling or cooking it in a cast iron skillet. It’s absolutely amazing! And, it’s also great for simply seasoning your food after its cooked.
Try this recipe on these dishes to increase the depth and add flavor. It makes food POP!
- Sprinkle it on top of this Easy Vegan Avocado Toast
- Add to this Easy Vegan Tofu Sour Cream
- Easy Baked Tofu
- Easy Vegan Tofu Scramble
- Oil-Free Oven Roasted Potatoes
Did you make this blackened seasoning? Please be sure to leave a comment and star rating below and let me know your thoughts. Your feedback is so helpful.Print
- 4 Tbsp smoked paprika or regular paprika
- 2 tsp. onion powder
- 2 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 ½ tsp. dried thyme
- 1 ½ tsp. dried oregano
- 1 tsp. ground black pepper
- ½ tsp. salt (or to taste)
- ½ tsp. cayenne (optional)
- Combine all ingredients into a small jar or another airtight container. Stir or shake well to mix.
- I like using these mini mason jars.
- Prep Time: 2 mins.
- Cuisine: Vegan
- Diet: Vegan
- Serving Size: 1 tsp.
- Calories: 13
- Sugar: 0.3 g
- Sodium: 148 mg
- Fat: 0.4 g
- Carbohydrates: 2.7 g
- Fiber: 1.2 g
- Protein: 0.6 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
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