Once you have this cajun seasoning on hand, you may try it in everything….

By Jeanie Rose | Antiques

May 12

Once you have this cajun seasoning on hand, you may try it in everything....I found this mix when researching ideas for drying seasoned okra for snack food. It is credited to Emeril Lagasse of the Food Network. As with everything else, I find ways to tweak a seasoning to suit my own tastes. Surely, you do the same.

Now that I have this on hand, I find I am using it on everything: A sprinkle on roasted vegetables, in scrambled eggs, and anything else that needs some zip. It’s fun to have fresh flavors on hand for experimentation.

Cajun Seasoning Ingredients (from Lagasse)

  • 2 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme


Once you have this cajun seasoning on hand, you may try it in everything....

  • 1 tablespoon dried dill weed
  • 1 tablespoon dried sweet basil
  • 1 tablespoon crushed fennel seed
  • 1 tablespoon sumac

Try the additions one at a time to see what works for you and then even consider doubling up. This is fun. It reminds me of playing with watercolors as a kid.

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11 years ago

Wow! I could only imagine how Cajun cuisine will taste so good with these fresh, natural ingredients. Thanks for sharing!

11 years ago

Unique and very enticing 🙂 I always find myself trying to impress my husband with new and unusual ways to prepare food! Thanks!

11 years ago

This is quite an interesting mix 🙂 I’m a huge fan of Cajun and this made me really curious. Thanks for sharing!

11 years ago

Your Cajun seasoning recipe looks yum. It’s got a fusion of ingredients. I for one thing am aware that paprika is from Hungary.

11 years ago

Cajun sounds old-world and delicious! A definite must-try!

11 years ago

Finally! A foodie who’s got great taste! Thank you so much!

11 years ago

I’m taking notes, I’m a foodie myself and I can’t wait to try your Cajun seasoning recipe


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