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spice essentials: ancho chili mix

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

This is a spicy version of a South-of-the-Border chili spice mix. It gets its heat from the ancho chili powder, and the cayenne. In addition, I use a hot brand of paprika. You can, of course, adjust those seasonings to your own tastes. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For spice essentials: ancho chili mix

  • 4 Tbsp
    ancho chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    dehydrated onions, coarsely ground
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1 tsp
    paprika, sweet or hot, your choice
  • 1 tsp
    mustard powder, i prefer coleman’s
  • 1 tsp
    coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, kosher variety, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper

How To Make spice essentials: ancho chili mix

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  • 2
    You will need a good container with a lid to properly store this spice.
  • 3
    Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  • 4
    Combine the spice ingredients together, and store as you would any other spice; in a cool, dry place away from sunlight.
  • 5
    Assuming the spices you made it from are fresh, it should last from 6 – 8 months.
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    Use in a cheesy Mexican skillet.
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    Or, some yummy taco meat… Enjoy
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