A square photo of Homemade Ancho Chile Powder in a small clear jar. There is a dried ancho chile in the background slightly out of focus. The jar's white lid is to the right of the jar.
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Homemade Ancho Chile Powder

Homemade Ancho Chile Powder is DIRT CHEAP when you make it at home - just one ingredient! Add it to soups, salad dressings, and chicken for a spicy heat.
Course Pantry
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword ancho, chile, chili
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 3kcal
Author Meggan Hill

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces dried Ancho Chiles

Instructions

  • Open the chile peppers by pulling them apart with your hands or cutting with a knife (wearing gloves is recommended). Carefully pull out and discard the stem. Shake or scrape out all seeds. Repeat with remaining chilies.
  • Tear cleaned chile pieces into 1” or 2” pieces. Place in an electric grinder or small food processor and process in batches until finely ground.
  • Store covered in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 3kcal