Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Dietary guidance: v v n g d
â€¢ 1/3 cup kosher salt
â€¢ 1/4 cup chili powder
â€¢ 1/4 cup Hungarian paprika
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon onion powder
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon dried basil
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
â€¢ 1 Tablespoon ground coriander
â€¢ 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
â€¢ 2 teaspoons dried thyme
Mix all ingredients and transfer to a glass container with a tight fitting lid. Store in a cool, dark place up to one month.
Use this Cajun seasoning for barbecue ribs, chicken, blackened fish, Cajun soups or sauces, blackened steaks, and blackened pastas. This makes a lot, so if you have a small family or do not intend to use it often, feel free to cut the recipe in half.