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Chili powder

What is chili powder? About the ingredient chili powder. Including 1,700 recipes with chili powder, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.


Chili powder , chile powder or chilli powder is a piquant ("hot") spice made entirely or mainly from powdered hot chili peppers.

The peppers may be virtually any hot pepper including cayenne, ancho, jalapeño, New Mexico, and pasilla chilis. The piquance ("heat" or "spiciness") of the powder varies widely depending on which are used, and their proportions if several types are mixed.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp (7g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21Calories from Fat 10
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 3.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
Sugars 0.5
Protein 0.9g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Chili powder is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Chili powder is a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much does chili powder weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp 7
1 tsp 2

In Chinese:辣椒粉
British (UK) term: Chili powder
en français:poudre de chili
en español:chile en polvo

Recipes using chili powder

There are 1621 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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