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Homemade Cajun Seasoning Recipe

  • Author: Shane Martin
  • Prep Time: 5 mins.
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: How To, Gluten-Free
  • Cuisine: Vegan
  • Diet: Vegan


This homemade Cajun seasoning recipe is simple to make with everyday spices from your pantry. It’s mildly hot and will add a great kick to any dish. Perfect for making baked Cajun fries.


  • 3 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • crushed red pepper to taste (optional for more heat if that’s your thing)


  1. Stir all of the spices together until everything is well and evenly combined.
  2. Store in a jar with a lid or airtight container. Cajun seasoning blend can be stored for up to one year.


Dried Herbs: use only dried herbs and spices for this recipe. The flavor is more concentrated and allows to keep the unused cajun seasoning longer.

Heat: everyone’s taste is different. Some like it hot and some not so adjust to your own liking. If you want to kick it up a notch crushed red pepper is peferct. You can also add more cayenne.

Storage: this homemade cajun seasoning recipe is perfect for sitting on a shelf. It will keep for up to 3 years when stored in an airtight container or glass jar.Β 


  • Serving Size: 1 Tbsp
  • Calories: 18
  • Sugar: 0.3 g
  • Sodium: 196.8 mg
  • Fat: 0.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.8 g
  • Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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