Chili-Lime Chex® Mix

The zest of lime meets a punch of chili, garlic, onion and cayenne in a corny crunchy cereal mix.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 22

Ingredients

8
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1
cup corn nuts
1
cup bite-size cheese crackers
1
cup mini pretzel twists
1
cup corn chips
6
tablespoons butter
1
tablespoon lime juice
1
teaspoon lime zest
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon onion powder
1/8
teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, corn nuts, crackers, pretzels and corn chips. Set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in lime juice, lime zest and seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 2 Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring thoroughly every 2 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

To ease the load of last-minute prep, make the mix up to 2 weeks ahead and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.