chili powder


Definition of chili powder

: a spice mixture made with ground chiles

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With a spoon, sprinkle chili powder mixture on each side of the fillets. For Kroger, The Courier-Journal, "Meatless Meal for Lent," 12 Feb. 2018 In a 5- to 6-qt slow cooker, stir together tomatoes (and their juices), chili powder, oregano, cumin, 1 cup water, and ¼ tsp each salt and pepper. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chili," 30 Jan. 2019 Flavor with seasonings like garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder/flakes, cracked pepper, or sea salt. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "The Healthiest Way to Eat Popcorn, According to a Nutritionist," 27 Nov. 2018 During the no-confidence motions against Rajapaksa two weeks ago, rival lawmakers exchanged blows, and those supporting Rajapaksa threw books, chairs and chili powder mixed with water to try to block the proceedings. Bharatha Mallawarachi, The Seattle Times, "Sri Lanka lawmakers linked to disputed PM boycott Parliament," 27 Nov. 2018 Coffee-Spiced Prime Rib Roast The coffee and chili powder add a nice earthly aspect that compliments and enhances the bold, beef flavor of the rib roast. Fox News, "16 decadent Christmas main dishes," 16 Dec. 2015 In large bowl, combine chicken, tomatoes, carrots, corn, salsa verde, garlic, and chili powder. Good Housekeeping, "Fiesta Nacho Casserole," 28 July 2013 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

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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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