Homemade Fajita Seasoning is the perfect blend of spices to add a burst of flavor to your favorite Mexican-inspired dishes. Skip the store-bought blends and make your own with our easy recipe!
Are you tired of store-bought fajita seasoning mixes that are loaded with artificial ingredients and preservatives? Why not make your own? Homemade Fajita Seasoning is the perfect blend of spices that you can easily create with just a few simple ingredients, and it allows you to control the level of heat and flavor. Plus, it is surprisingly easy to make and takes just a few minutes to put together. Once you taste the bold and savory flavors that this seasoning brings to your favorite Mexican-inspired dishes, you’ll never want to go back to the store-bought blends. Our recipe is perfect for anyone who wants to make their own seasoning from scratch.
Frequently Asked Questions
If stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, homemade fajita seasoning can last up to 6 months.
That all depends on your personal spice tolerance. However, the amount of spice in this recipe can be adjusted to your liking by adding more or less crushed red pepper flakes.
Absolutely! This seasoning is versatile and can be used to flavor tacos, burritos, soups, and more.
Homemade Fajita Seasoning can be used to spice up a variety of dishes, but it’s most commonly used in fajitas. Try using it to season chicken, steak, or shrimp and sauté with peppers and onions for a classic fajita dish. You can also use it to season roasted vegetables or sprinkle it on popcorn for a unique snack.
Store any leftover Homemade Fajita Seasoning in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. When ready to use, give the container a good shake to redistribute any settled spices.
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Homemade Fajita Seasoning
- 2 tablespoons ground cumin
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- In a small bowl, combine the cumin, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and crushed red pepper flakes.
- Stir the ingredients together until they are well mixed.
- Use immediately, or store the seasoning in an airtight container for later use.