What's a good substitute for chili powder? For use in salad dressing (1/2 tsp)

  • Posted by: Mollyh
  • May 28, 2012


cdnrattlesnake May 29, 2012
Most of your basic 'powders' such as chili, five spice, poultry etc. are combinations of two or more herbs and or spices. kbc's recipe is pretty close to my own recipe, tho I urup with individual mixes, and playing around a little bit you may find soon that you're no longer buying steak spice, but making your own with a personal twist. Anyone can season steaks with Montreal Steak Spice...your own twist will have your guests impressed.....
SeaJambon May 29, 2012
2 drops Tabasco...
Once U. May 28, 2012
Keeping it simple, try 1/2 smoked paprika and 1/2 cumin...

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Hi Molly, Try using some crushed red pepper (1/4 tsp), 1/4 tsp paprika and a few grinds of fresh black pepper if you want to keep it simple. Otherwise kbckitchen's recipe looks pretty good. Good luck! -CK
kbckitchen May 28, 2012

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


1 teaspoon paprika
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon oregano
2 teaspoons garlic powder

Combine all ingredients; store in an airtight container.
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