flavor of the year

The 2023 Flavor Of The Year

Vietnamese x Cajun Seasoning: a fusion of ingredients like cayenne, paprika, lemongrass, garlic, and fish salt deliver a bold savoriness and mild heat to dishes.

vietnamese x cajun flavor of the year

As featured in the Flavor Forecast 23rd Edition, Vietnamese x Cajun Style Seasoning is a bright, complex reflection of the innovations in food and flavor on a global level.

Bring the Flavor of The Year to your menu with a new limited-edition, operator-size bottle!

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Get creative with Vietnamese x Cajun Style Seasoning in your back of house with these quick and easy recipe ideas.


Vietnamese x Cajun Ketchup

Mix with condiments such as mayonnaise, French’s Tomato Ketchup, or ranch to create a signature sandwich spread, dipping sauce, or dressing.


Vietnamese x Cajun Tater Tots

Toss fries or tater tots with the Vietnamese x Cajun Style Seasoning to create an aromatic and flavorful twist on a popular side dish.


Vietnamese x Cajun Butter

Mix with softened unsalted butter for a versatile compound butter for chicken, steak, pork, shrimp, or fish.


Unexpected Vietnamese x Cajun Milkshake 

Blend with vanilla ice cream and whole milk for an amazing and unexpected milkshake.


Vietnamese x Cajun Grilled Corn

Sprinkle on grilled corn on the cob and finish with a squeeze of lime and a drizzle of crema.


Vietnamese x Cajun Drizzling Honey

Mix with honey to create a sweet-heat honey for drizzling or dipping.

Vietnamese x Cajun Style Recipes

Deliver a playful flavor with a mild heat to your menu with Vietnamese x Cajun Style Seasoning.
Vietnamese Cajun Beurre Blanc Shrimp

Vietnamese Cajun Beurre Blanc Shrimp

A take on a New Orleans favorite, the star of the show in this classically French dish with a Vietnamese Cajun twist is the beurre blanc sauce.
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Vietnamese Cajun Fried Chicken Sandwich

Vietnamese Cajun Fried Chicken Sandwich

If you’ve ever dreamed of the perfect chicken sandwich, this is it.
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Vietnamese Cajun Chicken Wings

Vietnamese Cajun Chicken Wings

The legacy of common techniques and ingredients that can be easily traced across Vietnamese and Cajun cuisines completely changes the chicken wing game.
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Vietnamese Cajun Salad Crunch

Vietnamese Cajun Salad Crunch

Crispy, crunchy, and aromatic, this quick-prep salad topping drops the unexpectedly bold taste of Flavor Inspirations Vietnamese x Cajun Style Seasoning.
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Vietnamese Cajun Butter

Vietnamese Cajun Butter

This flavor bomb of a spread balances the signature flavors of cayenne and paprika with lemongrass, garlic, and black pepper.
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McCormick® Flavor Forecast® 23rd Edition

Flavor Forecast 23rd Edition welcomes the comeback of full fats, French cuisine outside of the fine dining experience, and the multi-sensorial offerings of heat and flavor, all complemented by our Flavor of the Year.

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