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Chilli seasoning CHILLI SEASONING
½ tsp ground dried oregano
½ - 1 tsp cayenne pepper
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp ground cumin
½ tsp paprika powder (mild or hot)

Place all the ingredients in a small sealable jar, close with a lid and shake to mix (see the picture below). Use the mixture to season various Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes, like tortilla filling.

If you are using whole cumin seeds, toast them lightly in a dry pan before grinding into powder.

Chilli seasoning in a jar Powdered cayenne pepper may be replaced with whole dried/smoked chilli peppers ground to powder (eg chipotle, ancho, pasilla, mulato, etc). Adjust the spiciness of the seasoning mix by increasing or reducing the amount of pepper/chilli according to your taste.

Store the mixture in a tightly sealed jar in a cool, dry place.

Recipe source: family recipe.


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