Homemade Cajun Seasoning Recipe // Quick + Easy

Learn how to make cajun seasoning in just 5 minutes with only a few ingredients! Save money and time with this simple recipe that can be used to season so many dishes.

Interested in more seasoned recipes? Try out my Homemade Taco Seasoning, Homemade Italian Seasoning Recipe, or Everything Bagel Seasoned Salmon!

Homemade Cajun seasoning has a bold, spicy flavor with an underlining earthiness. It’s the perfect all-purpose seasoning, especially if you like a little bit of extra heat in your meals.

Similar to my Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe and Homemade Italian Seasoning Recipe, this Cajun seasoning is incredibly versatile, only takes a few ingredients and more than likely already have these ingredients in your spice cabinet.

What ingredients are needed to make Cajun seasoning?

These ingredients are more than likely already in your pantry:

  • Smoked paprika (regular works too)
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Oregano
  • Thyme
Scoops of ingredients for cajun seasoning on plate.

How to make cajun seasoning:

  • Whisk ingredients together in a bowl until combined. Use immediately or store in a sealed container.

Uses for Cajun seasoning:

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Cajun seasoning in small bowl on counter.

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Cajun seasoning in small bowl.

Homemade Cajun Seasoning Recipe

Learn how to make cajun seasoning in just 5 minutes with only a few ingredients! Save money and time with this simple recipe that can be used to season so many dishes.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 15

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons smoked paprika (regular works too)
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less to personal heat preference)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme

Instructions

  • Whisk ingredients together in a bowl until combined. Use immediately or store in a sealed container.
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Nutrition

Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 466mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg

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