Ancho Chili Powder

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 7 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 2 min
  • Yield: about 1 cup
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3 ancho chiles, seeded and hand-torn into pieces

2 tablespoons chili powder

2 tablespoons ground coriander

1 tablespoon ground cumin

1 tablespoon sweet paprika

1 tablespoon dried oregano

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon sugar


  1. This homemade chili powder will add a smoky depth to chili and as a dry rub for steaks. Toast the ancho chile pieces over low heat in a dry skillet until fragrant, shaking the pan so they don't scorch. Put the chiles in a mini food processor and pulse to a powder. Add the remaining ingredients and buzz again to combine.
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