The basis of every great chili is the perfect Chili Seasoning Mix recipe.  This is the best chili seasoning mix recipe - it's perfectly balanced with heat, sweetness and flavor.
3.28 from 11 votes

Chili Seasoning Mix Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauces, Seasonings, Dressings
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili, seasoning
Calories: 213kcal
Author: Christina Hitchcock


  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar


  • Combine all ingredients in an airtight container.


Use 2 tablespoons of this seasoning mix for each pound of meat in your chili.