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Blackened Seasoning Recipe

  • Author: cooks with soul
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: About 4 tablespoons 1x


Spice up your meals with our easy blackened seasoning recipe! From flavorful chicken to fish and shrimp, even veggies get a delicious kick. Learn how to make this simple homemade blend.


  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons granulated onion
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 3/4 black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano


  1. In a small bowl, combine paprika, kosher salt, granulated onion, granulated garlic, cayenne, black pepper, white pepper, dried thyme, and dried oregano.
  2. Mix thoroughly until well combined, ensuring an even distribution of spices.
  3. Taste seasoning and adjust the quantities if desired. You can add more salt, heat (cayenne), or any other ingredient according to your preference.
  4. Once mixed to your liking, transfer the seasoning blend to an airtight container or a spice jar; label and date.
  5. Store seasoning in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Use within a few months for optimal flavor.