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Fajita Seasoning Recipe
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Fajita Seasoning

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"This is a great recipe to make your own fajita seasoning. No bouillon cubes means this is perfect for vegetarians too! Make up a larger batch and store in an airtight container for future use."

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  1. Stir cornstarch, chili powder, salt, paprika, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and cumin together in a small bowl.
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  • PREP 5 mins
  • READY IN 5 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 12, 2013

I mixed this with with about 1/4 c. olive oil, 1/4 c, lemon juice, 2 T. soy sauce, and 1 T. vinegar and it was great!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 14, 2013

This was okay. Not the best I've had, but definitely not the worst. The only thing I changed was the garlic. I had no powder or salt so I used minced garlic instead. I don't know if I didn't care for it because of the lack of 'spice' to it because I like spicy. My family liked it. But they weren't raving. I ended up only having one small fajita versus two which never happens. It's good when I don't have my normal seasoning but next time I'll adjust the spices so I can have a bigger bite to it.

Aug 10, 2013

This was awesome! I omitted the corn starch because I'm on a low-carb diet and it still was just absolutely phenomenal. I'll be making this one again and again!

Jul 17, 2013

EXCELLENT!!! Easy, quick to make ahead of time and have on hand, and delicious.

Nov 11, 2013

I made this recipe as is. Used about 1.5 bell pepper, 1lg onion, and 1lb of chicken breast. I sauteed the veggies first, then the chicken, both in a little oil. When the chicken was nearly done I added the veggies back in and added the seasoning (entire recipe) w/ about 3/4c of water and covered. I cooked it on medium high for about 7min. The cornstarch thickened it really well, and the cumin was not overwhelming. The spice was barely medium - you could omit or cut back the cayenne if you are sensitive to heat.

Sep 17, 2013

This was very easy to make. Had the seasonings on hand. Made two separate batches and added a 1/4 cup water to each and then marinates separately beef and chicken while I cut up onions and various peppers. Husband liked it and he is very picky.

Nov 21, 2013

Such a great alternative to the over-salted fluorescent packages you buy at the store! I love that you can cut down the salt or kick up the heat as suits your tastes. I made this exactly as written this first time (just tripled) and loved it. After browning 2 sliced chicken breasts I added two very heaping tablespoons of seasoning with maybe 1/4 cup water and finished cooking the chicken while the sauce reduced, then I added back in previously sauted green pepper, red pepper and onion and finally a tomato at the very end. Delish! This is a keeper, and if you like the idea of making your own mixes, I highly suggest checking out Bill Enchols' Taco Seasoning I from this site. Now I'm all set, no more packets!

Jul 22, 2013

This was fantastic! Easy to make out of things I already had on hand, and so quick! I made it when I realized my store-bought seasoning was "medium" as opposed to "mild" and I knew my kids wouldn't eat it. Tried this (minus the cayenne), and EVERYBODY loved it! I just sprinkled it right into the frying pan on top of the meat and veggies. I think I will make some to have on hand and try on different meats (tonight was chicken). Loved it!


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  • Calories
  • 21 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 596 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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