Glass jar of homemade chicken taco seasoning.

Chicken Taco Seasoning Recipe

Contributor: Christine Pittman

Keep homemade Chicken Taco Seasoning on hand for amazing flavorful chicken tacos and more. No need for a store-bought packet.

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: About 4 oz. (1/2 cup) 1x
  • Category: Spice Blend
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American


  • 5 tsp. ground chili powder
  • 4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 4 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. oregano
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


  1. In a medium bowl whisk together chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, oregano, smoked paprika, thyme, cornstarch, black pepper, and salt until well combined.
  2. Transfer mixture to an air-tight container. Store up to 3 months in a cool, dry, dark, place for best taste.

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