An easy homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe you are going to love. Loaded with chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, pepper flakes and cumin. This can be used as a seasoning in different ways, especially with Mexican inspired foods like Chicken Fajitas.

Taco seasonings recipe in a container with the lid next to it.

how to make homemade taco seasoning?

In a glass jar or tin, combine all of the ingredients for taco seasoning! Though you can tweak the proportions of each seasoning and add less or more to taste, here are the basic seasonings:

  • chili powder
  • paprika powder
  • onion powder
  • garlic powder
  • ground cumin
  • oregano
  • red pepper flakes

NOTE:  I love these tins for homemade seasonings, they have labels you can add to them as well.

Homemade taco seasoning recipe in a white bowl laid out in lines.

Enjoy the recipe with tacos, fajitas, for chicken or steak, tacos or even shrimp.

other homemade sauces and seasonings:

A spoon full of homemade taco seasoning.

You’ll never purchase store-bought seasoning after you give this homemade recipe a try!

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

5 from 6 votes
Easy basic homemade taco seasoning recipe. Ground chili powder with paprika, onion and garlic powder, oregano, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings



  • Combine all the ingredients for the taco seasonings.
  • Place in an airtight container. Use as needed.


Calories: 30kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 946mgPotassium: 151mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1765IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 34mgIron: 2mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)