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Make Your Own Beef Fajita Mix - Spice Mixes of the World #40
October 30, 2014

Make Your Own Beef Fajita Mix and Add Fab Flavours to Your Meaty Fjitas


29th October 2014 -- Issue #40

Table of Contents

1. My Facebook Page/Youtube/Google Plus/Twitter Links

2. Recipe of the Week - Make Your Own Beef Fajita Mix

3. My Recipe Book

4. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!

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Beef Fajita Mix

This easy-to-make homemade fajita mix is just the recipe for warming you up on these chilly evenings. Using a blend of herbs and spices, it'll add fab flavours and mouthwatering aromas to your meaty fajitas.

Ingredients: (makes about 9-10 tbsp)

3 tbsp paprika powder
2 tbsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp thyme
2 tbsp black peppercorns
1 tbsp tarragon
1 tbsp mustard powder
4 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp onion powder
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp cloves

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


  • Grind the cumin, salt, cloves and peppercorns

  • Add to a bowl

  • Stir in the paprika, chili, onion, mustard and garlic powders

  • Finally, crumble in the tarragon, oregano and thyme. Combine thoroughly

That's it!

Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight. Use within 3 months.

Note: Note: I recommend dry toasting the cumin, peppercorns and cloves before grinding. This really enhances their flavours and aromas!

See further down the page for tips on toasting and grinding spices.

Click here for a large collection of my other recipes from around the world.

My Spice Mix Book

It has 50 recipes ranging from the basic to fairly complex.

Just a few of the recipes you'll find within...

A Collection of BBQ Rubs
Cajun, Creole and Taco Seasonings
Curry Powder and Garam Masala Blends
Pumpkin and Pudding Spice Recipes
Mulling and Pickling Spice Mixes
Recipes For Dry rubs
Blends From China, India, US, Africa and Europe

Comes complete with 4 bonus books all written by me!

Click For Further Info.

How to Toast and Grind

Dry toasting and grinding spices is the key to getting the most flavour out of your ingredients and into your home cooking...

Step 1: Add your whole spices to a dry pan over a low to medium heat and whilst stirring or shaking the pan, lightly toast them for a few minutes. When you can really smell the aromas and they start to darken, they're ready.

Step 2: Let them cool and then grind.

Step 3: For a finer blend, put them through a sieve before combining with any ground ingredients and herbs.

Click Here for step-by-step info and photos on this recommended technique.

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