Recipe By Sarah Dipity
Published Mar 5th
Prep 10m Cook - Additional - Ready In 10m
Servings cup Calories 16.9

A medium-hot chili seasoning. Add to chili in place of store-bought packets. Add more or less cayenne to adjust heat/spiciness.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 1 ½ tablespoons ground cumin
  • 4 teaspoons onion powder
  • 4 teaspoons Hungarian paprika
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt, or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 ½ teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 2 bay leaves

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix chili powder, cumin, onion powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt, oregano, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, mustard powder, coriander, black pepper, cinnamon, and bay leaves in a bowl. Store seasoning mix in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 16.9
  • Carbohydrate 3 g
  • Fat 0.7 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 0.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.1 g
  • Sodium 312.5 mg
  • Sugar 0.9 g

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  1. Sarah's Chili Seasoning Mix Haiku: "Used a quarter cup, to pound of beef, one can beans. Ratio was good." Made this chili seasoning mix in a large airtight jar and have found that following the basic recipe that one would find on a store-bought packet (one lb. beef, one can beans, one can diced tomatoes, - Read more ...
  2. I've been using this for a couple years now I think. At first I wondered how much to use. The entire recipe seasons one pot of chili for me. It's the only chili seasoning I use, it's fantastic. I only use the 4 tsp of onion powder and don't add the extra 2 tsp. listed - Read more ...
  3. Excellent chili seasoning. I used 4 lbs meat 1 onion 1 can tomato sauce 1 can diced tomatoes 1 cup water and 1 can black beans. Also only used 4 tsp. onion powder. Salt to taste.
  4. Great recipe for homemade chili especially if you're trying to get away from salty store bought seasoning packets. I didn't have any cayenne on hand so I omitted it and it didn't seem to affect the taste. There's just one thing I wish was mentioned in this recipe: how much meat to use. I used - Read more ...
  5. Recently made chili with this seasoning mix. It was out of this world delicious.
  6. I liked the idea of being able to diy chili seasoning however I did not take the "chili" flavor as one would experience using store bought chili seasoning. There was a flavor missing. Not sure what it is.
  7. We add a pinch of cocoa powder and reduce chili powder by abt half. No more packets in this house!
  8. Oh man this had to have been the best pot of chili I have ever made and I'm pretty sure it had a lot to do with this mix:) For some reason the onion powder is listed twice in 2 different amounts. I'm just guessing a typo so I used 4 tsp. of onion powder - Read more ...
  9. Better than the store bought packages and I know exactly what was in it. Thank you for the recipe.
  10. I substituted white sugar for the brown and left out the cinnamon. I also added a bit of ancho chili powder as well. Great combo of ingredients! Thanks!