Fajitas Seasoning Recipe

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5 from 7 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes

Homemade Fajitas Seasoning Recipe 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.

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

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What We Love About This Recipe

If you like to know what is in the food you make, then this recipe is for you. No fillers, no preservatives, just good seasonings to add flavor to your food. Find out more. Replace your fajita packet in your favorite Instagram, Pinterest or Facebook recipe.

  • 5 Minutes: It takes no time but adds so much flavor to, beef, chicken, shrimp or fish, or veggies.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Adaptable: Can make it to fit the picky taste of your family. Making your own fajita seasoning allows you to make tender food that improves bite after bite.

Ingredient Notes for this recipe for Fajita Seasoning

  • Cornstarch
  • Chili Powder
  • Kosher Salt: One teaspoon, salt alternative can also be used.
  • Paprika
  • Cumin
  • Sugar: Just a little sweet to balance the other flavorings. Of course, you could omit this.
  • Onion Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • Cayenne Pepper
Fajitas Seasoning Recipe

Equipment Needed for Homemade Seasoning

How to Make Seasoning like Old el Paso Fajita Seasoning

These are the basic steps for making fiesta fajita seasoning. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

Fajitas Seasoning Recipe

STEP 1: Measure your Spices

First, combine all ingredients in a small bowl, then stir to combine.Finally, store in an airtight jar.

Prep and Storage Tips for Recipe for Fajita Seasoning

HOW TO MAKE THIS FAJITA SEASONING RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This recipe is great to make ahead of time and use it when you are ready to make your fajitas, use as taco seasoning too.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in a cool dry place in an airtight container such as spice jars.

Frequently Asked Questions for Fajitas Spices

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Indeed it is easy to make healthier by using a salt substitute or omit the sodium.

WHAT CAN I USE THE SPICE FOR?

Now that you have your Homemade Fajita Seasoning blend made, what can you use it for?  I love to use this spice blend on chicken breasts, beef (steak fajitas), shrimp, seafood 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. Whatever your fajita recipes are.

HOW LONG WILL THE FAJITA SEASONING LAST?

Do spices really go bad? The flavor can definitely lose their flavor, find out more here.

Fajitas Seasoning Recipe

Expert Tips for Making This Fajitas Seasoning Recipe

  • Recipe Can be Doubled: Of course, make more, even triple and have it on hand when you need it.
  • Add Dried Oregano: A sprinkle of Mexican oregano is wonderful in this marinade.
  • Juice: Squeeze if fresh lime juice adds some zing.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add any spices that you enjoy it is great for sauces, soups, poultry etc.
  • Beans: Feel free to add to your beans or even cheese for a kick from this fajita spice mix.

What to Serve with Homemade Fajita Seasoning Mix

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5 from 7 votes

Fajitas Seasoning Recipe

Yield: 10 teaspoons
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
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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Ingredients

Instructions

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

Expert Tips

  • Recipe Can be Doubled: Of course, make more, even triple and have it on hand when you need it.
  • Add Dried Oregano: A sprinkle of Mexican oregano is wonderful in this marinade.
  • Juice: Squeeze if fresh lime juice adds some zing.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add any spices that you enjoy it is great for sauces, soups, poultry etc.
  • Beans: Feel free to add to your beans or even cheese for a kick from this fajita spice mix.

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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Course: Sauces, Seasonings, Dressings
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican, seasoning, spice

This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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