A staple recipe for homemade blackened seasoning that’s savory and spicy at the same time! Season any protein with this spice mixture for a major flavor upgrade.
I’m so excited to share this seasoning blend with you! It’s super simple, but a recipe I think everyone needs to have in their kitchen. It’s so versatile and can be used on essentially any protein!
If you are frying, baking or grilling protein without marinating or seasoning first, you’re totally missing out. A little marinade or seasoning goes a long way and will really step up your cooking game. Once you start taking a little time to season your protein, you will be impressing your family and friends with delicious, flavorful food. Promise.
What is “Blackened Food”?
If your mind immediately goes to burnt food, get that out of your mind! Blackened food traditionally means coating food in melted butter and then a mixture of spices. The spices stick to the butter, darken in color and create an incredibly delicious crust to the food. If you want to make blackened food a little healthier (or dairy-free), you can use olive oil or avocado oil in place of the butter and it’s still super flavorful!
Ingredients in Blackened Seasoning
Blackened seasoning is just a spice blend – so everything you need for this recipe is in your spice cabinet.
dried onion powder
dried garlic powder
There’s a good chance you have all of these ingredients in your pantry, but if need blackened seasoning for a recipe and don’t have time to make this blend you…