Cajun Spice Mix ? Perfect For Jambalaya

Cajun spice mix
Cajun spice mix

Cajun Spice Mix

This super easy Cajun Spice Mix recipe is so much better than any shop-bought version and so quick and easy to make. You can use it in a multitude of different recipes including:

  • Jambalaya
  • Gumbo
  • Cajun Burgers or Chicken Breasts

You are going to need a pestle and mortar for this recipe, this is the one I use, you can find it on Amazon.

Cajun Spice Mix Pestle
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More recipes with a little spice:

Jamaican Pork Curry

And for dessert:

Cinnamon and Apple Scones

Cajun Spice Mix

Cajun spice mix

Cajun Spice Mix

Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 3 hours 22 minutes
Total Time: 1 minute
Course: Spice Mix
Cuisine: American
Author: Nicola Turner


  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano dried
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 pinch chilli flakes
  • 1 pinch cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch nigella seeds


  • Add all ingredients together to a pestle & mortar or a spice grinder and grind until it reaches a smooth powder
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Nicola Turner

Taking dishes from around the world and making them easy so you can enjoy them at home!

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