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Chili-Garlic Onion Crunch-Trader Joe's Copycat Recipe

Chili-Garlic Onion Crunch-Trader Joe's Copycat Recipe

  • Author: Sharilyn
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x


A copycat to Trader Joe's Chili Onion Crunch, it is very similar but with the addition of garlic. Use on meats, for dipping, and much more!



3/4 cup light olive oil (or other lightly flavored oil)

3 tablespoons dried toasted minced onion

3 tablespoons dried minced garlic

2 tablespoons red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon sea salt

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 teaspoons smoked paprika


  1. Toast dried minced onion and garlic. Combine all ingredients. Let sit for a few days before enjoying.


This is a bit spicy, if you are sensitive to spice, use 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes and let sit a couple days, taste, then add more red pepper flakes if desired.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Marinated
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 teaspoon
  • Calories: 33
  • Sugar: 0.1 g
  • Sodium: 150.4 mg
  • Fat: 3.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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