Best Cajun Spice Blend?
- scuzzo Sep 19, 2009 09:16 AM
What is your favorite Cajun spice blend? The one I was using, and loved, is no longer available.
I believe I have a jar of Paul Prudhomme's Blackened Seasoning Magic on my shelf...have used it many times to blacken fish. It IS a bit salty, I'll admit...you can certainly make your own, too!
Develop your own --- Most, if not all, of the commercial blends are primarily Salt/Salt Subsitute. -- By the time you get any seasoning on/in the dish it's so salty you can't taste it ---- Also, you don't need 20 herbs and spices as some popular mail order blends contain ---
Have Fun & Enjoy!
I got addicted to the one from Watkins - only thing I ever bought there, but I'd get a bottle about every other month from Watkins booth at the Nashville flea market. Then we came out to SoCal, and I lost track of them until I was at the LA County Fair last week, and there was Watkins! "Hey, gimme some of that good ol' Cajun Spice Blend," I said. The fellow gave me just a mournful shake of the head. "They just discontinued it," he said. "Sold the last bottle this morning."
So I guess I'll try one of those others...