Cajun seasoning is a spice mixture commonly used as a "blackening seasoning". Ingredients may include cayenne pepper, salt, garlic, onion, oregano and salt. Actual ingredients will vary per brand or recipe.
The late famous Chef Paul Prudhomme put this seasoning and cooking method on the map. This spicy mixture can be used on fish, chicken, pork, or beef.
You can purchase this spice mixture or you can easily make your own. See the recipe below.
This is a simple recipe for Cajun Blackening Spices (aka blackening seasoning).
Makes about 1 cup:
Combine all the ingredients in a small jar and stir or shake to mix. Cover with a tight fitting lid. This can be stored for a few months in your pantry.
The easiest way to use the seasoning is to place the desired amount in a small paper bag, add the food and shake.