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4.75 from 8 votes

Chili Powder

This homemade Chili Powder is made with pantry staples and features my secret ingredient: ancho chiles! The perfect balance of smoky, sweet, and aromatic, this blend will bring your meals to life. Dinner will never be boring or bland again!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Spice
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili powder, chili powder recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 11kcal


  • 1 ounce dried Ancho chiles
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cumin ground
  • 1 ½ teaspoon oregano dried


  • Grind: Remove the stems from the dried chiles. Add them to a spice grinder and pulse until the chilies are pulverized.
  • Mix: Add the powdered Ancho chiles to a bowl along with the rest of the ingredients and mix well to combine. Transfer to an airtight container and store in a cool, dry, place.


  1. When properly stored, your chili powder will stay fresh for 3-4 years.


Serving: 1tsp | Calories: 11kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 708IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg