Homemade Fajita Seasoning

Here’s a great homemade fajita seasoning recipe. It’s so quick and easy to mix up your own. Make a larger batch and store it in an airtight container.

Smoked paprika gives this mix an extra flavor punch and can be used in just about any Tex-Mex recipe. This is the fajita seasoning we use for our Mexican Shredded Chicken.

How Long Will Homemade Fajita Seasoning Last?

This fajita seasoning will last up to six months if it’s stored in a tightly covered glass jar. Don’t keep it next to the stove. Keep it in a cool cupboard for the best quality. Following these tips will ensure the herbs and aromatics retain their volatile oils.

Yield: 8 servings

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

Want to skip the nasty ingredients and whip up your own fajita seasoning? This recipe is quick and easy!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes


  • 3 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1½ Tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. sea salt


  1. Prepare the fajita seasoning by combining all ingredients in a small bowl and stirring until thoroughly blended.
  2. Store any excess in an airtight container for later use.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size

1 Tbsp.
Amount Per Serving Calories 39Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 0gSodium 574mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 4gSugar 1gProtein 2g

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