Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Dietary guidance: v v n g d
â€¢ 3 Tablespoons paprika
â€¢ 2 Tablespoons kosher salt
â€¢ 2 Tablespoons garlic powder
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon black pepper
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon onion powder
â€¢ 1-1/2 Tablespoons cayenne powder
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon oregano
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon thyme
Combine paprika, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, cayenne, oregano, and thyme in a glass spice bottle or other sealable container. Shake until well-combined.
Seal tightly and store in a dark cabinet away from heat and light. Use Creole spice mix within 6 months.
Shake container again before each use to be sure the mix is combined. Good on meats, vegetables, and seafood.
Yield: about 1 cup