chili powder


: a spice mixture made with ground chiles

Examples of chili powder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What makes this a distinctly Taiwanese dish is its double-fried crunch, produced by a batter of thick sweet potato starch, and its finishing seasoning of chili powder, ground white pepper, and shards of fried Thai basil. Clarissa Wei, Saveur, 30 Nov. 2023 For a spicier chili, stir in additional chili powder, cayenne pepper, or diced jalapeños with the other ingredients before cooking. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 4 Nov. 2023 Cinnamon and allspice mix with cumin, chili powder and smoked paprika for a warm base with a slight kick. Matt Brooks, Washington Post, 26 Oct. 2023 Stir in tomato sauce, undrained beans, undrained tomatoes, chili powder, salt, basil, and black pepper. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2023 And the seasonings suggested are cumin, chili powder, and salt and pepper, which most folks already have in their spice cabinet. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 4 Nov. 2023 Putting chili powder, salt, or celery salt on the rim of the glass and chasing with a gherkin can take these to the next level. Christina Manian, Rdn, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Sep. 2023 Toss with chili powder and cumin during the last minute of cooking. Nick Blackmer, Verywell Health, 7 Sep. 2023 In a large shallow bowl, stir together crushed corn chips and chili powder. Sonal Dutt, Peoplemag, 26 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chili powder was in 1908

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“Chili powder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

chili powder

: a seasoning made of ground hot peppers and other spices
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