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Taco Seasoning

Spice Islands®

Taco Seasoning


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes

About 2/3 cup or enough to season 5 pounds of meat for tacos


Taco Seasoning

3 tablespoons Spice Islands® Chili Powder

2 tablespoons Spice Islands® Ground Cumin

2 tablespoons Spice Islands® Minced Onion

1-1/2 tablespoons Spice Islands® Garlic Powder

2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Onion Powder

2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Fine Grind Black Pepper

2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Fine Grind Sea Salt

1-1/2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Oregano

1-1/2 teaspoons sugar

1/8 teaspoon Spice Islands® Cayenne Pepper

To Make Tacos

1 pound ground beef, turkey, pork OR chicken

OR 1 pound chicken cut into 1/2-inch cubes OR thinly sliced

2 tablespoons prepared Taco Seasoning

Tortillas OR taco shells

Favorite taco toppings- shredded cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, jalapenos, etc.


Combine all taco seasoning ingredients in a small bowl.  Mix well.  Store in a small container with a lid.

To make tacos:  brown ground beef in a skillet until completely cooked through.  Drain well.  Or heat 1 tablespoon oil in skillet and cook chicken until cooked through. 

Add 2 tablespoons taco seasoning and 2 tablespoons water.  Mix well.  Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 5 minutes to blend flavors.

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