Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Teriyaki Cajun Style Recipe

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Teriyaki Cajun Style Recipe

How To Make Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Teriyaki Cajun Style

Munch on these toasted pumpkin seeds seasoned with teriyaki sauce, cajun, and paprika, then baked until brown and fragrant.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Dry Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
Total: 9 hours 5 minutes



  • 2cupsraw whole pumpkin seeds
  • 2tbspbutter,melted
  • 1tbspCajun seasoning
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tsppaprika
  • ½tspchili powder
  • ½tspseasoned salt
  • ¾tspteriyaki sauce,or to taste
  • 1pinchsalt


  1. Spread pumpkin seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Set aside in a cool, dry place and allow to dry overnight, turning seeds once or twice during several hours of drying.

  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

  3. Mix melted butter, Cajun seasoning, garlic powder, paprika, chili powder, seasoned salt, and teriyaki sauce in a bowl. Toss the pumpkin seeds in the seasoned butter to coat.

  4. Set seasoned pumpkin seeds aside for 5 minutes to absorb flavors. Spread seeds onto a baking sheet.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, stirring after 30 minutes, until seeds are browned and fragrant. Remove and let cool until seeds stop making a popping noise.

  6. Sprinkle with salt if desired.


  • Calories: 837.77kcal
  • Fat: 75.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.55g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 27.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.83g
  • Fiber: 8.50g
  • Sugar: 2.30g
  • Protein: 39.76g
  • Cholesterol: 30.53mg
  • Sodium: 348.07mg
  • Calcium: 89.52mg
  • Potassium: 1102.69mg
  • Iron: 12.48mg
  • Vitamin A: 125.49µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.73mg
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