Taco Seasoning Recipe: A simple spice blend recipe that adds flavor and variety to your tacos, Fajitas, burritos, or any Mexican-style dish.
TACO SEASONING – A STAPLE IN MEXICAN COOKING
I love tacos! Tacos are great because they are so easy to make. Plus, there’s just such an artistry in making delicious tacos that I don’t even know where to start.
However, the best thing about tacos is the seasoning. Without a good taco seasoning, your tacos will not be anything special. But with a good taco seasoning mix, you can turn ordinary ingredients into something extraordinary.
HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING
Homemade taco seasoning is simple to make and will give your tacos an authentic Mexican taste. It is added to fish, ground beef, chicken, shrimp, or turkey before cooking. It gives the dish its characteristic flavor.
This seasoning is a must in Mexican food. It’s an essential ingredient that brings the taste of tacos, enchiladas, and other Mexican dishes to life. If you have always wondered how to make your own blend, here’s the recipe you should try.
Although it can be bought in stores, it is also possible to make it at home. Making it at home gives you the flexibility to customize the flavor and heat levels to your liking or skip it entirely. Plus it tastes fresh, and it’s preservative-free!
A VERSATILE SEASONING BLEND
Taco seasoning is a very versatile spice blend, and you can use it in many recipes. Taco seasoning is great because it is easy to make, and you can customize the flavor and heat levels to your liking or skip it entirely.
Cooks can vary the ingredients of their homemade taco seasoning recipe according to taste. However, the most common ingredients include cumin, salt, chili powder, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, and oregano.
WHAT IS TACO SEASONING?
Taco seasoning is a mix of spices and other ingredients that can be used to add flavor to tacos, taco salads, burritos, and other Mexican dishes. It is a blend of herbs and spices that you can easily make at home. Taco seasoning blend is a great addition to fish tacos, chicken tacos etc.
INGREDIENTS FOR MAKING TACO SEASONING
Here are the ingredients in homemade taco seasoning:
- chili powder
- garlic powder
- onion powder
- black pepper
- chili flakes
HOW TO MAKE TACO SEASONING RECIPE
Combine the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, chili flakes, salt, oregano, paprika, and black pepper in their right ratios. Mix well and store in an airtight container for up to six months.
HOW TO STORE TACO SEASONING
You can store taco seasoning for up to six months if you store it properly.
Taco seasoning should be stored in an airtight container so that it lasts longer and stay fresh and flavorful. When spices are exposed to air, they lose their flavor very quickly.
OTHER SEASONING BLEND YOU MIGHT LIKE:
- Nigerian Suya Spice blend
- Creole Seasoning
- Jamaican Jerk seasoning blend
- Chicken Seasoning Blend – Homemade Recipe
- Caribbean Green seasoning
Taco Seasoning Recipe:
- 2 tablespoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 3 teaspoons ground cumin
- 2 teaspoon sea salt
- 2 teaspoon black pepper
- Combine the chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, oregano, paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
- Store in an airtight container.