What’s in Creole seasoning? I’d like to create it at home.

For those who want to make this but do not have any kind of all-purpose seasoning, can you give us a little bit of detail as to what is in Creole seasoning so we can attempt to re-create the flavor profile with the many spices we do have on hand? Thank you.

  • Posted by: Peter
  • March 14, 2021


drbabs March 21, 2021
Paprika, cayenne, salt (celery salt if you have it), black pepper, oregano, thyme, onion powder, garlic powder. I looked at the recipe based on Emeril's essence, and I was surprised by the basil (but hey, he’s Emeril and I’m not). I also thought it was heavy on the cayenne and garlic powder (but that could be just me). I’d squeeze half a lemon into that vegetable soup, too.
Emily K. March 15, 2021
Hi Peter! There's a recipe for Creole seasoning within this recipe: https://food52.com/recipes/34837-creole-chicken-with-mushroom-dirty-rice. The author noted that it was adapted from Emeril's Essence Creole Seasoning, and that if you wind up with more than you need, it will store well in an airtight jar. Hope that helps!
zakariaelaloui120 March 14, 2021
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Nancy March 14, 2021
There are many recipes for both all-purpose and Creole seasonings online. Onion, garlic, etc. Creole has a large proportion of paprika.
So there are choices, depending on your taste, or what's available from your pantry or nearby stores..
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