4 tablespoons sweet paprika
3 tablespoons ground black pepper
2 tablespoons onion powder
2 tablespoons dried oregano — (preferably Mexican)
2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 tablespoon chipotle chile powder — (pure chile powder)
1 tablespoon garlic powder
Mix everything together and store in a dark glass container, away from heat and moisture.
Makes scant cup (15 tablespoons, more than 3/4 cup, less than 1 cup).