Cajun Spice Mix

  • 1/3 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup Hungarian paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Combine the salt, chili powder, paprika, onion powder, black pepper, basil, oregano, coriander, cayenne pepper, thyme, cumin, and white pepper until well-mixed.

Place the spice mix in a glass jar and seal tightly. Store in a cool, dark place up to 3 months.

Use this mixture for barbecue ribs, chicken, blackened fish, Cajun soups or sauces, blackened steaks, and blackened pastas.

  • Yields: 1-1/4 cups
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
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