15 Minutes!

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
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:22 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Corn Chex®
8cups Corn Chex® cereal
1cup corn nuts
1cup bite-size cheese crackers
1cup mini pretzel twists
1cup corn chips
6tablespoons butter
1tablespoon lime juice
1teaspoon lime zest
2teaspoons chili powder
1/2teaspoon garlic powder
1/2teaspoon onion powder
1/8teaspoon cayenne pepper
Special Touch
Serve this zesty snack mix in a margarita glass with a salted rim. Rub the rim of the glass with the cut side of a lime or lemon wedge, then dip the rim into a shallow dish of coarse salt.
Preparation Directions
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.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 120 (Calories from Fat 50); Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 230mg; Total Carbohydrate 17g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 1g); Protein 1% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 4%; Iron 20Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.