|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 1g||0%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||3%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
With the popularity of Mexican cuisine, having a ready-made Mexican spice mix on hand can save you time in the kitchen. Making your own Mexican spice mix at home with this blend of herbs and spices is simple.
The most commonly used flavors in Mexican cooking are garlic, onion, and chipotle powder (roasted jalapeños that have been dried and ground). The most commonly used herbs and spices in Mexican cooking include cilantro, chili powder, Mexican oregano, cumin, cinnamon, cloves, anise, cocoa powder, and epazote.
Gather the ingredients.
Whisk together chili powder, Hungarian sweet paprika, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, chipotle pepper powder, dried oregano leaves, and salt until evenly combined.
Place Mexican spice mix in an airtight glass jar.
How to Store and Use
- Store in an airtight glass container and keep the spice mix in a cool, dark place.
- Use within 3 months. Shake before each use to re-combine.
- This Mexican spice mix is great with chili. Sprinkle it on beef, pork, or chicken before grilling, baking, or broiling for a south-of-the-border flavor.
- Use on enchiladas, tacos, and shredded chicken or pork.