chili powder


Definition of chili powder

: a spice mixture made with ground chiles

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Add the ground coriander seeds, cumin, white peppercorns, cinnamon, chili powder, ginger powder and turmeric. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Anti-inflammatory diet: a food fight against disease," 27 Aug. 2019 Each hot dog stand had its own version, but the sauce typically includes vinegar, ketchup, chili powder, a secret blend of spices, and just a touch of allspice for that sweet flavor. John Archibald |, al, "Are you a true Birmingham local? Answer these 15 questions," 9 Sep. 2019 Spice Rub: Combine 4 tablespoons chili powder, 2 tablespoons paprika, 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 tablespoon dried oregano, 1 teaspoon ground coriander and 1 tablespoon ground fennel seed. Dallas News, "Sous vide school: 3 top Dallas chefs teach us how to cook chicken, steak and even octopus," 20 Aug. 2019 Add a pinch of sea salt, the honey, shawarma spice and chili powder. Emanuelle Lee,, "Veggie shawarma pita sandwich is a meat-free alternative for lunch or dinner," 14 Aug. 2019 Local partnerships also turn the blend into chocolate bars and hot sauce, which along with the chili powder have made their way to some of the country’s most famous restaurants. Jill Langlois, The New Republic, "The Small Business Solution to Saving the Amazon," 22 Aug. 2019 La Sabrosita Ice Cream Shop – Head to Lorna Road in Hoover for an authentic taste of popular Mexican treats like tres leches cake, churros, and mangonada (a fresh mango drink with chili powder, chamoy sauce, and lime juice). Birmingham Magazine,, "Where to get the best summertime treats in Birmingham," 24 July 2019 Combine the brown sugar, chili powder, powdered mustard, black pepper, salt and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Becky Krystal, The Denver Post, "This classic barbecue chicken recipe will complete your summer," 4 July 2019 Add the Worcestershire, tomato sauce, pepper flakes and chili powder; season with salt and pepper. San Diego Union-Tribune, "New cookbook celebrates the joy of summer peaches," 23 July 2019

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First Known Use of chili powder

1908, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of chili powder

: a dry powder that is made of chilies and other spices and that is used to give food a hot flavor

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