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Mexican Spice Mix Recipe

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Paprika and cumin
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Make your own Mexican spice mix at home with this blend of herbs and spices. Great in chili. Sprinkle on beef, pork, or chicken before grilling, baking, or broiling.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup Hungarian sweet paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground dried chipotle chile pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preparation:

Whisk together chili powder, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, chipotle pepper, oregano, and salt until evenly combined.

Place Mexican spice mix in an airtight glass jar and store in a cool, dark place. Use within 3 months. Shake before each use to re-combine.

Great in chili. Sprinkle on beef, pork, or chicken before grilling, baking, or broiling.

Yield: about 1 cup

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