Homemade Fajita Seasoning

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5 from 1 vote
Homemade Fajita Seasoning is one of those spice mixes that you won't just use for fajitas but on so many things because the flavor that it impacts to your dishes just can not be beat.
 
Prep: 5 minutes
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Homemade Fajita Seasoning that tastes just like your favorite restaurant is easy to make at home.  It’s one of those spice mixes that you won’t just use for fajitas but on so many things because the flavor that it imparts just can not be beat.

Homemade Fajita seasoning in a jar with a measuring spoon and limes

My Homemade Fajita Seasoning is that perfect blend that amps up the flavor of your fajitas. It is a must have staple in my kitchen.

Why You Need This Homemade Fajita Seasoning

There are so many good reasons why making this recipe makes sense. Sometimes, you want to make homemade fajitas and don’s have the prepackaged seasoning on hand, alternatively, you don’t like the preservatives that they put into their blends so Homemade Fajita Seasoning makes sense. Even more, it is just so much more economical to make it yourself.

How to Make This Fajita Seasoning Recipe – Step by Step

  • Step One: First, assemble all the ingredients.
  • Step Two: Next, add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix until well blended.
  • Step Three: Finally, add the ingredients to an air tight container until ready to use.

Various spices needed for fajita seasoning on a plate with limes


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Is there a difference between Chicken Fajita Seasoning and Steak Fajita Seasoning?

If you’re wondering if there’s a difference between chicken fajita seasoning and steak fajita seasoning, I’m here to tell you there is not.  You can use the same fajita seasoning mix on any type of protein – chicken, steak, shrimp – or on veggies.  It’s really versatile.

Making your own fajita seasoning recipe just makes so much sense. You can adjust the quantities of ingredients for your families tastes or allergies, it economical and its a great project for kids to help with. This Homemade Fajita Seasoning also makes a great gift.

I have assembled a few of my favorite containers and supplies to help you create your own Homemade Fajita Seasoning Recipe. You can use little Canning Jars or these cute spice jars. 

Try adding some labels and I recommend a little funnel if you so not already have one. There are a lot of kits to chose from.

Homemade Fajita seasoning in a jar with a measuring spoon and limes

 Recommendations for What to Make with your Homemade Fajita Seasoning

Now that you have your Homemade Fajita Seasoning blend made, what can you use it for?  I love to use it on beef, shrimp, or pork any meat overall but it is great on my Easy Chicken Fajitas.  I love to use it on vegetables too. Try it on The Best Grilled Vegetables  or consider it on squash, asparagus, mushrooms or even potatoes.


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Expert Tips for Making the Best Homemade Fajita Seasoning

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Indeed, it can be tripled.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and store in an air tight container.
  • Mix it Up: Like a little more garlic, add it, don’t like onion, leave it out. Make it your own.
  • It Lasts: This spice can last up to a year. But I bet it wont last that long!

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Homemade Fajita Seasoning

5 from 1 vote
Homemade Fajita Seasoning is one of those spice mixes that you won't just use for fajitas but on so many things because the flavor that it impacts to your dishes just can not be beat.
 
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Servings: 10 teaspoons
Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Store in an airtight jar.

Expert Tips

Expert Tips for Making the Best Homemade Fajita Seasoning

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Indeed, it can be tripled.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and store in an air tight container.
  • Mix it Up: Like a little more garlic, add it, don't like onion, leave it out. Make it your own.
  • It Lasts: This Homemade Fajita Spice can last up to a year. But I bet it wont last that long!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 8kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 240mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg

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