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Homemade blackened seasoning in a clear jar for chicken, steak, shrimp, salmon, potatoes, or vegetables.

Best Blackened Seasoning Recipe

Blackened Seasoning is a homemade version of the classic Cajun spice mix and tastes great on everything from chicken and fish to potatoes or vegetables. 

Course Seasoning
Cuisine American, Cajun, French
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 18 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. thyme dried
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. basil dried
  • 1 tsp. oregano dried
  • 1 tsp. salt optional

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a medium-sized bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Store blackened seasoning in an air-tight container (like these 4-ounce mason jars!) for 1-2 years.
  3. Use it to season chicken, salmon, tilapia, steak, shrimp, potatoes, or any other recipe that needs a spicy kick!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Best Blackened Seasoning Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 18
% Daily Value*
Sodium 324mg14%
Potassium 169mg5%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1665IU33%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.