This Easy Homemade Fajita Seasoning Is So Flavorful, You'll Never Use Store-Bought Again


Whether you're making chicken, steak, or veggies, this easy fajita seasoning recipe will liven up your dinner with plenty of fresh, vibrant flavor. Make a large batch to store in your pantry, or pack up several single serving portions in airtight mason jars to give to your family and friends. You'll love making dinner into a DIY fajita station with corn tortillas and toppings like pico de gallo, sour cream, lime wedges, guacamole, and tasty queso fresco.

fajita seasoning: shrimp fajitas
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Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
8 servings


  • 1 ½ tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 teapoons cumin

  • 2 teapoons paprika 

  • 2 teapoons garlic powder

  • 2 teapoons onion powder

  • 2 teapoons granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon pepper 


  1. Mix all the spices in a bowl or in a jar. Store in an airtight container or use right away.

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