Quick and Easy Cajun/Creole Spice Mix

This is a recipe for my New Orleans Cajun/Creole Spice mix. I keep this in my cabinet and use it in many dishes for an extra kick of flavor and depth. Its easy to make and it is invaluable for my homemade gumbo!


  • 8 
tablespoons paprika
  • 3 
tablespoons cayenne
  • 5 
tablespoons black pepper, freshly ground
  • 6 
tablespoons garlic powder
  • 3 
tablespoons onion powder
  • 3 
tablespoons salt
  • 2 1⁄2
 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 1⁄2 
tablespoons dried thyme


Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Blend well.

This can be stored in an airtight container in your spice cabinet for up to 4 months.

About Andre Moore (109 Articles)
Atlanta based Food Writer, Essayist, Hunter/Angler, and World Traveler. I create meaningful experiences for my family and write about it.

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