Blackened seasoning recipe

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Why you'll love this blackening seasoning

- Has much less salt than store bought seasonings, but taste better!  - Essential for getting that flavorful crust on blackened proteins. - Ready in 5 minutes. - Perfectly formulated to use 1 tablespoon per pound of protein. 

The best homemade blackened seasoning

Blackening seasoning is an essential ingredient in blackening foods. It is made with a spicy blend of Cajun herbs and spices which creates a flavorful blackened crust.  It's delicious on chicken, shrimp, fish, and even vegetables! It has more flavor and less salt than store bought brands. 


To make this homemade blackened seasoning recipe, you will need: 

- smoked paprika - paprika - salt - cayenne pepper - onion powder - garlic powder - black pepper - dried oregano - dried thyme - dried basil

Measure out all your ingredients into a small bowl, then mix well! Store in an airtight container in your spice cabinet. Don't forget to label!

how to make it 

Pat your protein dry, then coat it with a mixture of melted butter and blackened seasoning.  You can also coat the protein in seasoning as a dry rub, then add oil to the pan. 

how to use it 

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