chili powder


Definition of chili powder 

: a spice mixture made with ground chiles

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Season steak with chili powder and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Grilled Steak Tortilla Salad," 24 Apr. 2018 Makes: 12 egg muffins 1 pepper, diced 1 cup mushrooms, diced 12 large eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp red chili powder1/2 tsp onion powder Directions Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Nazima Qureshi, SELF, "Here's How a Registered Dietitian Meal Preps for Her Whole Family For a Week," 5 Aug. 2018 Bring some heat and smoky flavors with chili powder, cumin or ground chipotle powder. Becky Krystal, charlotteobserver, "Here’s how to skip the jar and make a fresh salsa that’s right for you," 1 May 2018 In medium bowl, whisk together cornstarch, chili powder, baking powder, 1 cup flour and 1 teaspoon salt. Sarah Schreiber, Good Housekeeping, "Dinner Recipes We Love," 28 July 2017 Add the beef to the stock pot along with the ancho paste, chili powder, cumin and oregano. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Chili is Michigan's most-searched Super Bowl party fare," 2 Feb. 2018 Chaat masala is an otherworldly spice mixture in Indian cuisine often consisting of amchoor (dry mango powder), cumin, coriander, black salt (also known as kala namak), asafetida (sort of like Indian MSG), and chili powder. Priya Krishna, Bon Appetit, "The Indian Spice Mix I Put on Almond Butter Toast, and Everything Else Honestly," 7 May 2018 Tex-Mex Stuffed Cabbage An enticing contrast of sweet and spicy, this Southwestern-style cabbage is made with ground turkey, onion, chili powder, brown sugar, tomato sauce, white rice, raisins and cumin. Staff, Woman's Day, "10 Scrumptious Stuffed Foods," 5 Aug. 2010 In a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk together lime zest, lime juice, oil, sugar, garlic, cumin, chili powder and salt. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Make a salsa with strawberries instead of tomatoes," 2 June 2018

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1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chili powder was in 1908

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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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