Prepping Ahead--Chili Spice Mix and Marinade

Prepping Ahead--Chili Spice Mix and Marinade

Spice mixes are a nice thing to make in bulk and have ready whenever you need them, especially ones that are very versatile. This chili spice mix is mild and can be used for a number of things, including the tasty marinade below!

Chili Spice Mix

Yield: 2 cups


  • 1 ¼ c chili powder
  • ¼ c garlic powder
  • 3tbl salt
  • ¼ c sugar
  • 1tbl pepper


  • Air tight storage container, such as a mason jar

Combine all ingredients and place in air tight container. Use as needed! Remember to label your spice!

Chili Lime Marinade

Yield: 1 ½ cups


  • 3tbl chili spice mix
  • 1 c lime juice
  • 2tbl garlic, minced
  • ½ c light olive oil

Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Use right away, or store in an air tight container in the refrigerator.