This Homemade Chipotle Seasoning is a great seasoning to have on hand. Use it as a rub for steak, chicken, seafood and roasted veggies. It’s also in my Chipotle Cilantro dressing. If you don’t like it spicy, use a less chipotle pepper.
Recently I realized that many of my recipes use this seasoning. It’s so versatile!
What is chipotle seasoning made of?
My chipotle seasoning is made with chipotle powder (paid link). Chipotle powder (paid link) consists of jalapeño peppers which have been dried, smoked and ground. I combine it with a few other spices for a unique Chipotle flavor.
How to make chipotle seasoning mix?
It’s easy! Just combine all of the ingredients and store it in an airtight container. When I make a batch, I actually make 5 times the recipe and store it in an old large Costco Spice container. I use it that much!
Where can I find the chipotle powder?
I don’t often see the chipotle powder (paid link) in the grocery stores, but you can definitely find it on Amazon. I use either McCormick Gourmet Brand (paid link) or my favorite Out of Mexico which comes in a larger container.
What recipes use my Homemade Chipotle Seasoning?
On the Go! Crustless Chipotle Egg Cups
Delicious egg cups that you make and freeze. When you’re looking for a quick breakfast, just pull one out and microwave for a minute.
Even Better Than Granny’s Meatloaf
I’ve lightened up my meatloaf recipe and made it healthier. Freeze these into mini loaves for a quick meal later.
Homemade Jalapeño Bacon Cheddar Mini Scones
Delicious scones make the perfect breakfast, appetizer or quick snack. Because they are mini size, you won’t blow all of your calories/points in one setting.
Healthy Jalapeño Adobo Turkey Sliders with Jalapeño Cream
I love having these sliders on hand in my freezer. They make a quick lunch or dinner and are great as an appetizer if people drop by unexpectedly.
Spicy Roasted Vegetables
These are great to make up early in the week and store in the fridge. They make a great snack or side dish.
Chipotle Fish Tacos
Tacos! What more can I say! So easy with the Homemade Chipotle Seasoning!
Chipotle Cilantro Dressing
Delicious and easy to make if you have tomatillo salsa on hand.
Healthy Spicy Chipotle Dressing and Dip
Even easier than the dressing above. Just brown a few cloves of garlic and jalapeños, add the Chipotle Spice and some cilantro and it’s done!
Makes a great homemade gift!
This homemade Chipotle Seasoning also makes a great hostess or holiday gift. Fill glass spice jars and give them away as a special homemade present!
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Large Batch Homemade Chipotle Seasoning
- 10 tablespoons chipotle powder use more or less to taste, this is spicy as it is
- 10 tablespoons smoked paprika
- 10 tablespoons ground cumin
- 5 tablespoons kosher salt
- 5 tablespoons garlic powder
- 3 1/2 tablespoons dried oregano
- 3 1/2 tablespoons ground coriander
- Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Store in an airtight container. I like to use an old Costco size spice container.
Large Batch Homemade Chipotle Seasoning Measurements
Because I make this so frequently in my house, here are the large batch measurements.
- 10 T. chipotle powder (paid link) (use more or less to taste, this is spicy as it is)
- 10 T. smoked paprika (paid link)
- 10 T. ground cumin
- 5 T. kosher salt (paid link)
- 5 T. garlic powder
- 3 1/3 T. oregano
- 3 1/3 T. ground coriander
Follow same directions as above recipe.
I sprinkle this on eggs, burgers, chicken, fries, etc.-so good!
didnt have chipotle powder but did have chipotle sea salt so just left salt out and added the sea salt instead…still has a delicious smokey flavour. doing cedar plank grilled salmon.
I’m so glad!The chipotle sea salt sounds wonderful! Thanks for commenting!
I used this in a recipe for vegetarian chili as a substitute for chili powder. I already had the chipotle powder, but thought it would be too hot for the dish. Worked perfectly.
I’m so glad! Thanks so much for telling me! I really appreciate that!
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