Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  5
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  134 mg
  • Potassium  33 mg
  • Phosphorus  6 mg
  • Calcium  9 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Blackening Seasoning

Blackening Seasoning will spice up any seafood or poultry dish, while keeping sodium much lower that comparable commercial brands.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by the DaVita dietitian team.

Portions: 16     Serving size: 1 teaspoon


  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons ground oregano
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Mix ingredients together.
  2. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices


Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Blackening Seasoning is great on fish, shrimp or chicken.
  • For a completely sodium-free seasoning, omit the salt.
  • Use 1 teaspoon per serving when using as a rub  or seasoning for your favorite seafood or poultry dish. 

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Blackening Seasoning

cciliax says:


Turned out great! It is very hot, so the cayenne could be reduced if you want.

Jun. 10, 2013, 9:42 AM - Inappropriate review?

Blackening Seasoning

hkuber2012 says:


It would be so much nicer if someone could have said to sprinkle this on my chicken that I made last night. I had to discard my dinner cuz the seasoning was was too much.

Aug. 22, 2012, 2:27 PM - Inappropriate review?

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