Cajun Spice Seasoning Mix in a Jar Recipe -
Cajun Spice Seasoning Mix in a Jar Recipe

Cajun Spice Seasoning Mix in a Jar

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"A spicy and attractive gift and tastes great on potatoes, eggs, and meat."

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Original recipe makes 1 1/2 cups Change Servings


  1. While holding a pint canning jar at an angle, add ingredients to create a "sand art" look. The salt and cayenne may be divided into smaller portions and used to separate other spices. I found it simplest to use 7 cups--one with each spice in it--and add them to my jar with a spoon, as I want to create the special look.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 02, 2006

A good basic Cajun Seasoning mix. I usually make about one third of this at a time, and then I omit 2 Tbsp. of the salt. I also kick it up a bit by adding a tsp. each of dried basil, chili powder and a pinch or two of thyme. Thanks for giving me my starting point, Debbie. We love this stuff!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 10, 2005

WAY too much Salt! I had to remake it using oregano and thyme, cutting the salt from 3/4 cup (!) to 2 tablespoons.

Dec 16, 2003

This was the best. When I bought the spices, I saved the little plastic bottles, and used as containers to put the spice I made into them. I took the labels off, and added my own. They made great gifts. Everyone loved them!

Jun 23, 2003

This makes a perfect gift. Don't let the amount of salt fool you - when you cook with it, it's not that prominent. Do, however, avoid tasting it from a spoon - your tongue will feel it for hours! Thanks so much. We used it on cheezy potatoes - yummy!

Sep 06, 2005

I really like this seasoning on chicken and pork. I did cut the salt about in half, but that is because I don't like things very salty. With 1/4 cup olive oil, makes a great marinade. It was a little spicy for my kids, but hubby & I loved it.

May 25, 2007

I made this without the salt. It is a tasty mix but you don't need to use a lot. If you don't intend to use it often, try making half a batch.

Dec 26, 2003

This was fun and easy to make - made some for myself instead of as a gift. Very tasty- so far I've used it on chicken breast and on salmon and my husband raved. Probably too spicy for children, though

Aug 23, 2006

I used this to season my chicken last night and because I didn't want to have a little chicken with my salt, I cut back on the salt to two tablespoons. We could still taste it, so I can't even imagine using three quarters of a cup.


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  • Calories
  • 24 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 6979 mg
  • 279%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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