Have you tried making your own fajita seasoning before? I’m here to tell you it’s so simple. It’s so simple, in fact, I use this easy homemade fajita seasoning every time I make fajitas. There’s no need for store bought fajita mix. This group of seasoning will bring your fajitas to the next level in flavor. It’s gluten free, paleo, and whole30 so the whole family can enjoy it.
How much fajita seasoning do I use?
It depends on your preference but I use 3 tablespoons of this fajita seasoning in my Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita recipe. If you like more or less spice, feel free to adjust.
Can I store homemade fajita seasoning?
Yes! This recipe yields 5 tablespoons of easy homemade fajita seasoning so if you don’t use that much in your recipe, store the leftover seasoning in your pantry to use later. I love using small mason jars for storing my homemade spice mixes.
Ingredients needed for fajita seasoning
Here are the simple spices in this homemade seasoning:
- chili powder
- paprika (can used smoked paprika)
- cayenne pepper
- onion powder
Directions for homemade seasoning
It’s as simple as combining all the spices in a small bowl and mixing. Store the seasoning in a jar or container for later or use immediately.
Recipe that uses fajita seasoning:
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Easy Homemade Fajita Seasoning
- 2 tbsp chili powder
- 1 tbsp cumin
- 2 tsp sea salt
- 1-½ tsp paprika (can use smoked paprika)
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper
- ½ tsp onion powder
- Combine all spices in a small bowl and mix.
- Store in a container for later or use immediately.