Adding this homemade fajita seasoning to your favourite meat makes an easy weekday meal. Combined with some olive oil, followed by a short marinating time and a quick sear on a hot grill, dinner will be ready in no time.
Fajitas have evolved into a popular Tex-Mex dish that can be served with just about any meat, fish, seafood or vegetable. This versatile dish is a fun and social meal at any gathering.
a table setting of homemade fajitas with gluten-free corn tortillas

Fajita seasoning can also be added to make tender, juicy Pork Carnitas.

Making a decent sized jar of fajita seasoning is a handy and economical ingredient to add to a range of dishes from low and slow meals such as chilli con Carne to flash-in-the-pan meals.

A row of ready-assembled chicken fajitas
a lazy susan with several small bowls around it filled with measured spices needed to make fajita seasoning

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

by Sandra - Fun Without Gluten
Making a decent sized jar of fajita seasoning is a handy and economical ingredient to have on stand-by.
Adding this homemade fajita seasoning to your favourite meat makes an easy weekday meal. Combined with some olive oil, followed by a short marinating time and a quick sear on a hot grill, dinner will be ready in no time.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Seasonings
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex

Equipment

  • Spice container

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp cornflour Known as cornflour in the UK and corn or maize starch in the USA
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • ½ tbsp black pepper
  • tsp onion powder
  • tsp garlic powder
  • tsp cayenne pepper
  • tsp cumin powder

Instructions
 

  • Mix all the herbs, spices and salt together in a dry, medium bowl.
  • Store the seasoning in a sterilised, dry glass jar at room temperature away from direct sunlight.

Notes

  • Keeps for 6 months
Keyword gluten-free fajitas, gluten-free mexican, gluten-free seasonings
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