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Homemade Fajita Seasoning Recipe

Fajita Seasoning is the best way to kick up your next Mexican night at home. This recipe uses spices that are likely already in your pantry such as chili powder, cumin, paprika, and oregano.

Course Dinner, lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 tablespoons
Calories 43 kcal


  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • ¼-½ tsp. cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt to taste, optional


  1. Mix all ingredients together in either a medium-sized bowl or in the jar it will be kept in. Store in a cool and dry place for up to a year.

  2. Use 1 ½-2 tablespoons of fajita seasoning per pound of meat or 1 tablespoon per pound of vegetables.

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Recipe Notes

Meal Prep & Storage

  • To Prep-Ahead: You can mix up the spice blend ahead of time and keep it in a cool cabinet for up to 12 months.
  • To Store: Place fajita seasoning in an airtight jar or canister and store in a cool, dry cabinet for up to one year.
  • To Freeze: It is best not to freeze spices as it can trap humidity and ruin them.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Fajita Seasoning Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 43 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 566mg25%
Potassium 250mg7%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 2823IU56%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.