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Easy Homemade Fajita Seasoning

How to make Homemade Fajita Seasoning! Easy to make at home this fajita seasoning leaves out all the preservatives found in store bought seasoning. Perfect for chicken, steak, and veggie fajitas!

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Spoon filled with fajita seasoning laying on top of a full jar of spices.

The Best Fajita Seasoning

One of my family’s favorite go-to meals is chicken fajitas. There are so many different ways to make them depending on our schedule, on the grill, in a skillet, in the oven, or in the crockpot, the possibilities are endless!

Do you know the one thing all the different ways to make fajitas have in common? A kick butt seasoning! 

Today I am sharing with you my fajita seasoning that I always use. Many fajita seasonings I have found have a lot of unnecessary added ingredients like cornstarch. I have played with this seasoning to get it as yummy as possible with as few spices as possible, you are welcome!

Plus, this seasoning is also easy to double (or triple) and keep in an airtight jar for an even easier meal in the future! So take 5 minutes now to whip up this seasoning together and you will thank me later!

Small white plate with mounds of different colored spices.

Ingredients 

You guessed it, all spices. Before we get in the list I want to mention I dropped the ball and forgot to add salt to the photos in this post. So if you are into details and counting spices on the plate, the salt isn’t there...

  • Chili Powder
  • Paprika
  • Onion Powder
  • Cumin
  • Garlic Powder
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Salt
  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

For a complete detailed list of the ingredients continue towards the bottom of the page.

Spices used to make fajita seasoning messily spread across a plate with a spoon.

How to Make Fajita Seasoning

Mix them together! I like to make it directly into a ball jar for easy storage. 

To use your fajita seasoning you will simply generously sprinkle over veggies, chicken, steak, shrimp, or whatever you want to cook up! For more details check out my recipe for Skillet Chicken Fajitas!!

Small jar with a blue string tied around it filled with red colored fajita seasoning.
Close up of a spoon full of fajita seasoning resting on a jar full of spices.

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Small plate with little piles of all the spices needed to make fajita seasoning.

Fajita Seasoning

Yield: 1/4 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A blend of spices for all types of fajitas.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons Chili Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
  • 2 Teaspoons Onion Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • Optional 1/2 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

Instructions

  1. Measure out all spices into a small bowl, mix spices together. Keep in an airtight container.

Notes

If you want more heat add in the Crushed Red Pepper Flakes. If you are looking for less heat don’t add red pepper flakes and reduce the cayenne pepper to ¼ teaspoon.

For how to make Fajitas using this Fajita Seasoning check out my recipe Skillet Chicken Fajitas.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 27Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 383mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g

Nutritional data is automated, final nutritional information will depend on ingredients used and any changes made.

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Lauren, The Schmidty Wife

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