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    Cajun Spice Blend

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    7 mins

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    Elmotoo's Note:

    I was looking for Cajun seasoning for my New Year's Day black eyed peas. This is based on Julie Sahni's recipe in "Savoring Spices and Herbs" with a few alterations. Everyone loved the peas, btw. NOTES: I ground only 1/2 the herbs/spices for textural effect. I usually grind up a whole nutmeg & store in a jar so there's always an amount of fresh nutmeg on hand. "Cook" time = grate & mix time.

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    1. 1
      Combine the black peppercorns & cumin seeds in a spice/coffee grinder that is used for ONLY spices & grind until spices are coarsely ground.
    2. 2
      Add celery seeds & 1TB each basil, oregano, parsley & red pepper flakes.
    3. 3
      Pulse until ground but not powdered.
    4. 4
      Combine with remaining ingredients in a bowl & stir with a whisk until well mixed.
    5. 5
      Store in an airtight container.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 18, 2010


      Made this spice blend to add to my cabinet today...WOW! It definitely packs a flavorful punch!!! When my spice jar is empty I will definitely make this again. I did not add the nutmeg though, because I do not care for its flavor, and I can detect the smallest amount of it. I used about a tsp. of this blend to top my ground beef and rice I had for lunch. I look forward to trying it on chicken this week. Made and reviewed for the 38th Aus/NZ Recipe Swap.

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    • on May 22, 2008


      Loads of flavor! I did cut back on the cayenne(so we could handle the heat) and used this on Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges. Yum! Thanks! Made for the Australian Recipe Swap!

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    • on September 18, 2007


      Great tasting cajun blend. I followed the recipe as written but had to omit the dried ancho chile powder as I couldn't find that ingredient over here. Thanks for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cajun Spice Blend

    Serving Size: 1 (88 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 285.8
    Calories from Fat 124
    Total Fat 13.7 g
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 126.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 45.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 24.9 g
    Sugars 6.4 g
    Protein 12.8 g

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