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Blackened seasoning in a jar.

Simple Blackened Seasoning

Make this Blackened Seasoning with simple spices and herbs from your pantry! Use it in recipes that call for blackening, as a cooking method for seafood, poultry, and other meats.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword blackened seasoning
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 27 kcal
Author Anna


  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Measure all spices and place in a small bowl or a jar.
  2. Whisk together.
  3. Store in a dry cool place.
  4. Use as needed in recipes that call for blackening as a cooking method.

Recipe Notes

  • I recommend storing any spices and spice mixes in glass jars with lids. The shelf-life can be as long as 1 year. Keep it in a dry, cool place for the best results.
  • I use it to make blackened salmon or chicken, but you can use it with other meats too.
  • Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use a calorie counter you are familiar with.
Nutrition Facts
Simple Blackened Seasoning
Amount Per Serving
Calories 27 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 587mg26%
Potassium 147mg4%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1950IU39%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.