Our easy to make, homemade Chicken Taco Seasoning recipe is the ideal way to punch up chicken, ground beef, or ground turkey for tacos! This recipe for chicken taco seasoning is ready in only 5 minutes!
Other popular Spice Mix recipes: Carne Asada Seasoning, Smoke Rub For Chicken, Montreal Steak Seasoning, Lamb Seasoning, Creole Seasoning, Jamaican Jerk Spice, Corned Beef Spices, Prime Rib Rub and our popular BBQ Rub.
Wondering what’s in this homemade seasoning for chicken? This seasoning mix requires up to 10 different spices, however many you probably already have in your pantry:
- Chili Powder
- Onion Powder
- Garlic Powder
- Mexican Oregano
- Black Pepper
- Cayenne Pepper
This seasoning for chicken tacos recipe can easily be adjusted to your taste buds. Want it spicer? Add more cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes. Only have smoked paprika and not regular? Add it instead!
Spicy Chicken Tacos
Amp up the heat by doubling the cayenne pepper and/or red pepper flakes; go up from there if you can handle the heat! Check out our “What To Serve With Tacos” guide.
Low Sodium Taco Seasoning
Looking for low sodium taco seasoning? Just omit the salt altogether and add, to personal preference or need, after the meat is cooked.
There are many recipes that could use a hit of this seasoning in to add flavor, including:
Store Bought Spice Packet
If you’re looking to replace your Old El Paso Taco Seasoning or Ortega Taco Seasoning, just sub in 2-3 tablespoons of this seasoning in place of the packet.
How to Store
Whip up a huge batch of this taco seasoning recipes for chicken and keep it on hand, in an airtight jar, to use as needed. The mix will stay fresh for 6 months.
Hailing from San Diego, we love taco recipes! Here are a few of our popular taco recipes to check out for Taco Tuesday!
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp ground coriander
- 1 tsp paprika
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- ½ tsp onion powder
- ½ tsp cumin
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp Mexican oregano
- ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- Add all the spices to a small bowl and mix to combine. Store in an air-tight container for up to 6 months.