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Cajun seasoning

Best Cajun Seasoning (Easy & Homemade!)

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: About 7 tablespoons 1x


Here’s how to make Cajun seasoning! This homemade seasoning mix is all natural, easy to make, and adds the very best flavor.


  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves (not ground)
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon* cayenne, depending on your spice tolerance
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Whisk the ingredients together in a small bowl. Transfer to an airtight container or jar. Store for 6 months to 1 year in a cool, dry place.


*1/2 teaspoon cayenne results in a spicy blend (remember, there’s also black pepper to add to the heat). 1 teaspoon is knock your socks off level!

  • Category: Seasoning Mix
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: Cajun
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Cajun seasoning, Cajun seasoning mix, Easy Cajun seasoning