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Brown Sugar Chili Seasoning

Brown sugar chili seasoning is amazing as a rub on salmon or chicken, as seasoning on potatoes or vegetables, or on roasted chickpeas! Gluten-free, paleo friendly, and ready in 5 minutes or less!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 30kcal


  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • 1.5 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Stir together all ingredients and store in an airtight container for up to a year.
  • Use aggressively: 1 tablespoon per 7 oz chicken breast, 0.5 tablespoon per 4 oz salmon fillet, and roughly 2 tablespoons per lb of vegetables.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 30kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Sodium: 422mg | Potassium: 52mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.6mg