Homemade Blackened Seasoning

Homemade Blackened Seasoning — it’s better than store-bought!

This recipe is great when making Blackened Fish or Chicken.

Give my recipe a try. I think you’ll like it. 🙂


Homemade Blackened Seasoning

spice blend


  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 4 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less, to taste)


  1.  Mix all the ingredients together. Store in a resealable plastic container or jar. This mixture keeps for several weeks.
  2.  Coat your fish or chicken with a light coat of olive oil or melted butter.  Generously coat with the Blackened Seasoning mixture.  Grill or broil and ENJOY!
  3.  Omit the cayenne pepper if you don’t want your blackened meat or fish too spicy.
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