Chili Powder

Chili Powder


This spicy flavorful Mexican-inspired blend is the perfect pairing with vegetables, salads, marinades, sauces, and of course, chili. Cut back the heat of cayenne and chipotle a bit if you want a more mild blend.
  • Serves: 1/4 cup
  • Active Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Views: 39,239
  • Success Rating: 93% (?)
    0% - I fed it to the dog


Step 1: Preparing the Chili Powder

• 2 tbsp paprika
• 2 tsp oregano
• 1 1/2 tsp cumin
• 1 1/4 tsp garlic powder
• 1 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
• 1/2 tsp chipotle powder
• 1 tsp onion powder


To prepare the chili powder, in small bowl or jar, thoroughly mix together the spices.

Store in a sealed container.


  • Debbie R
    Debbie R
    I made this and used it for taco's and roasted sweet potatoes.
  • Eric W Rouxbe Staff
    Eric W
    Thanks for sharing with us, Debbie! I find this blend to be really versatile and have used it in veggie sautes and pureed soups.
  • Charlene K
    Charlene K
    I added some smoked paprika and ancho pepper as well! Wonderful blend!
  • Kirk B Rouxbe Staff
    Kirk B
    Sounds wonderful Charlene! Thank you for sharing! Chef Kirk
  • Shanti  R
    Shanti R
    I have not made this yet. I think I will use onion powder, garlic powder, red chilly powder, garam masala, turmeric and of course salt and lime juice. Garnish with cilantro.
  • Elizabeth S
    Elizabeth S
    I made this chili spice blend and made the roasted cauliflower. It was delicious! I also used it in a batch of homemade spicy hummus for one of my projects.
  • Carol a M
    Carol a M
    I made it too with smoked paprika and feel it’s easy to use when it’s pre-mixed to just grab and go. And I used salt-free southwest chipotle (Mrs Dash).
  • Carol a M
    Carol a M
    I was wondering about the turmeric and might add that too, thanks good idea Shanti.
  • Lynn R
    Lynn R
    I'm glad I chose to make this. In doing so, I looked at ingredients in my spices, which I had never done! My paprika said to refrigerate after opening, and others had added salt. Eye opening.
  • Gwendolyn H
    Gwendolyn H
    Thanks Lynn for your insight on refrigeration of paprika.
  • Toya K
    Toya K
    Thank you so much for sharing this
  • Char N Rouxbe Staff
    Char N
    Hi Toya: this is a fun recipe and so practical. Truly glad you enjoyed it . Thanks for your kind words. -Char
  • Kaylyn A
    Kaylyn A
    I'm making this blend this week and look forward to using it.
  • Char N Rouxbe Staff
    Char N
    Hi Kaylyn: Thanks for writing. You will love this spice blend. Total game changer for your cooking adventures! Let us know your thoughts once you have made a dish with the chili powder. Cheers, Char
  • Devo C
    Devo C
    I like very Spicy food, therefore I substitute Nigerian ground red pepper for the cayenne pepper. what a kick , Love it
  • Elizabeth B
    Elizabeth B
    Thank you ever so kindly for the Mrs DASH Chipotle information!!

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