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Cajun Blackening Blend

Cajun Blackening Blend is essential to the blackening cooking technique of Cajun cuisine popularized by New Orleans chefs. This bold, orange-hued blend adds a tangy burst of flavor and sears to a perfect blackened crust.

  • Powdered blend of spices mixed with whole spices

  • Orange in color, but sears to black

  • Salty, spicy, herbaceous flavor

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $6.75
    $4.22 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Use to dredge redfish, catfish, shrimp or chicken and sear in an extremely hot cast-iron skillet for a traditional Cajun main dish

  • Season burgers before grilling and serve with blue cheese for a bold, flavorful combination

  • Add to grilled or fried vegetables, fries, chips and popcorn for a spicy, zesty seasoning

  • Basic prep

    Ready to use. Add to taste.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.

    Ingredients

    Salt, Spices, Paprika, Onion, Sugar, Contains 2% or less of Garlic, Silicon dioxide (anti-caking agent), Oleo capsicum.

    Blackening is a cooking technique popularly associated with Cajun cuisine. New Orleans chef Paul Prudhomme brought blackened redfish (or red drum) to prominence, and the technique is often applied to other delicate white fish such as catfish.

    Typically, red drum, catfish, shrimp or chicken is seared over high heat after being liberally coated with this bold seasoning. The high heat and spice blend forms a forms a crispy crust and chars the blend from orange to black.

    Without searing, Cajun Blackening Blend offers a zesty, spicy, reddish-orange seasoning that can be added to pasta dishes, grilled or fried vegetables, fries, chips and popcorn.

    Classic recipe

    Pan-Fried Blackened Tilapia

    In this recipe, our Cajun Blackening Blend gives tilapia bold, tangy flavor with a touch of spice. The blend blackens the fish perfectly, giving it a deliciously crunchy exterior and a tender, flaky center. Pair with our zesty Cajun Dirty Rice for a complete meal.