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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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!
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
- Onion Powder
- Garlic Powder
- Cayenne Pepper
- Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
For a complete detailed list of the ingredients continue towards the bottom of the page.
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!!
If you like this Fajita Seasoning you might like:
A blend of spices for all types of fajitas.
- 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
- Measure out all spices into a small bowl, mix spices together. Keep in an airtight container.
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.
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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