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The Best Homemade Cajun Seasoning Recipe

This homemade Cajun seasoning recipe is incredibly simple to make and can help spice up the flavor in just about any dish.
Course spice rub
Cuisine American, cajun
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon onion granules
  • 1 tablespoon garlic granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon thyme


  • Add all the ingredients to a small size bowl.
  • Mix until everything is combined. Cover and store until ready to use


Chef Notes:
Make-Ahead: You can make this several weeks or months ahead of time.
How to Store: Cover and keep in the cupboard for up to 1 year.
Feel free to substitute the dry thyme for oregano or basil.
You can also use powder instead of granules for the onion and garlic.