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Fajita Seasoning

Fajita Seasoning is much easier to make then you might think. It requires just a few basic spices from the spice cabinet. Whip up a large batch in five minutes, and keep on hand to make fajitas any night of the week!
Course Spice
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Gluten Free, Low Lactose
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 41kcal
Author Katie


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Funnel


  • ¼ cup Chili Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Ground Cumin Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 2 teaspoon Granulated Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper


  • In a glass jar, combine all the ingredients. Mix well, store in a dry spot for up to 2 months.


  • Yield - Recipe yields ½ cup.
  • How to Use in Fajitas - Add 1 tablespoon to protein and 1 tablespoon to vegetables as needed when cooking fajitas.
  • Some like to add the following spices:
    • Cornstarch - 1 tablespoon to the seasoning mix will thicken your sauce when making the fajitas.
    • Dried Oregano - 1 tablespoon will add an additional flavor to the fajitas.
    • Cayenne Pepper -  ⅛ teaspoon will kick up the heat to the fajitas.


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 41kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 998mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2647IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 3mg