Firecracker Chili Powder Recipe -
Firecracker Chili Powder Recipe
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Firecracker Chili Powder

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"This is a chili powder that I created myself. Regular chili powder was just not cutting it, and the chili powder packets tasted, well.... packety... As they say, necessity is the mother of invention. The recipe will make a small canister of powder. This will be good for 1-3 batches of chili depending on batch size and intensity of the flavoring. "

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Original recipe makes 3 tablespoons Change Servings
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    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. Mix the ground dried chilies, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, black and red pepper blend, garlic powder, ground cumin, and ground nutmeg in a small bowl. Store in an airtight container.
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Aug 24, 2009

We like this! It made the last of the chili powder that we had go farther. Also - it tasted great and we thought the nutmeg was ingenious! Thanks.

Dec 10, 2010

This is absolutely what I needed for today. I plan on using this on air popped popcorn and spicing up baked oyster crackers. Thank you so much for sharing this.

Oct 13, 2009

Don't skip the nutmeg--it's a "secret weapon" in a lot of savory recipes!

Sep 18, 2009

Easy! Call it chili powder...taco seasoning...this one is multi-purpose. BTW...I skipped the nutmeg because that just seemed out of place.

Jun 13, 2012

Easy to make when store-bought chili powder is running low.

Dec 21, 2014

Awsome really easy to make

Dec 28, 2012

OMG! Fabulous! I have never received the compliments I did before I used this recipe. Not for the spice wimps, though! This has kick!


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  • Calories
  • 24 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 442 mg
  • 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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