A Range of Cajun Seasoning Recipes For
Capturing Authentic Flavours & Aromas

If you're into Cajun cooking, then making a homemade Cajun seasoning is an absolute must! This most cosmopolitan of cuisines has many culinary influences from countries from around the world: French, Caribbean, Native American, Spanish, Italian and African to name just a few.

Click the Image Links below for various blends that will complement this style of cuisine perfectly. Gumbos, jambalayas, boudins, crawfish boils and the classic rice and gravy are just a few traditional dishes you could use these homemade mixes with.

Homemade Cajun Seasoning Recipes

A Versatile, All-Purpose
Cajun Spice Mix

A Smoky Blend For
Traditional Flavours

Basic But Will Still
Add Tons of Flavours!

One With Filé Powder -
Ideal For Cooking
Authentic Gumbos

Popcorn Mix - Perfect
For Homemade Hot,
Buttery Popcorn

All-Purpose Blend - Use
For Blackening, as a Dry
Rub or Just For Flavour

Perfect For Pan
Blackening Fish,
Chicken or Steak 

An Easy-to-Make Mix
Using Traditional
Herbs and Spices

A Quick and Easy
Cajun seasoning
 With
Sweet 
Paprika Powder






Ingredient Note:
In the recipes above I like to use as many whole ingredients as possible which I then grind and combine as these have the best flavours. However, if you don't have whole spices available you can use pre-ground powders and reduce the quantities by half.

For example if a recipe says 2 tablespoons of whole peppercorns you use 1 tablespoon of pre-ground pepper. You do this for all the ingredients that you don't have whole and stir in with any other powders when making. Read more about this. (Link opens in new window)

Here's a video of how I make the above recipes. The ingredients may be slightly different but the process is exactly the same. If you enjoyed it, you can click the subscribe button in the bottom right corner...




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Why You Should Make Your Own Cajun Seasoning...

Of course it's very easy to pop to the store to buy a jar, but if you appreciate tasty homemade food then I suggest you to have a go at making your own. And with just a few spices and herbs you can create the Cajun blend you want; exactly how you like it.

Cajun seasoningHomemade Cajun Seasoning


There are a few downsides to store-bought mixes...

  • You don't have control over what the manufacturer adds which can include fillers like husks, processed salt and cheap chili powder!
  • And of course, depending on the manufacturer, may include artificial flavours, preservatives and colouring  
  • And cost, especially if you buy a lot commercially. Initially you will have to spend money, but once you have a few separate herbs and spices and a inexpensive grinder, you'll save money in the long run.

And of course, make them yourself and you're in charge of what goes in. Don't like a certain ingredient? Leave it out or substitute another. On a low salt diet? Reduce the salt or leave it out completely. Want more heat? Add an extra teaspoon of chili powder.

You get the idea, nothing is set in stone when you make your own! 

Image Links to Other Homemade Mixes You May Enjoy...

Hot, Spicy and Mild
Taco Seasonings -
For Fab Tasting
Mexican Tacos

A Range of Simple
and Complex
Cooking Blends

A Collection of Spice
Mixes For Superb
Home Cooked Fare


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