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Crawfish Spice Mix

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 3 cups
Dill, marjoram, and coriander add an aromatic twist to the traditional Cajun seasoning. Use this mix for any kind of seafood boil. 


  • 3/4 cup mustard seeds
  • 3/4 cup coriander seeds
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup celery seeds
  • 1/4 cup dried marjoram
  • 1/4 cup dill seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon whole allspice
  • 1 tablespoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 20 bay leaves, crushed

How to Make It

  1. Stir together all ingredients, and store in an airtight container up to 2 months.
Recipe adapted from Smoke: New Firewood Cooking copyright by Tim Byres. Published by Rizzoli.