Individual Chili Seasoning Ingredients in a bowl

Homemade Chili Seasoning

This awesome homemade Chili Seasoning mix comes in super handy for making anything from chilis, tacos and even roasted vegetables. Skip the store-bought packets together with the additive and preservatives and make your own gluten free chili spice mix from scratch with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 9 tablespoons
Calories 9 kcal
Author Leelalicious


  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 4 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper


  1. Add all ground spices to a bowl and whisk until well combined.

  2. Store your homemade chili seasoning in an airtight container in a dry and cool place.
  3. Alternatively, measure everything right into a storage container, close the lid tightly and shake everything up until evenly combined.

  4. Use 2 tablespoons of this homemade seasoning mix for a large pot of chili to serve 6-8. This equals about one packet of store-bought seasoning mix.

Recipe Notes

This chili spice mix can also be used to season meats or vegetables before grilling or roasting.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Chili Seasoning
Amount Per Serving (1 tablespoon)
Calories 9
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1035mg43%
Potassium 48mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Vitamin A 485IU10%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.