Green’s Dictionary of Slang

chile- pfx

also chili
[chile n.]

(US) a derog. pfx used to denote a Mexican or anything supposedly Mexican.

[US]Van Loan ‘The Mexican Marvel’ in Lucky Seventh (2004) 186: He can sling that chile-con-carne conversation so thick and fast [etc.].
[US]E. Anderson Thieves Like Us (1999) 42: Fifty pesos will get you anything you want in that Chili country.

In compounds

chile-belly (n.)

(US) a Mexican.

[US]Maledicta VII 24: Mexicans have also been dubbed [...] chili belly and an alliterative chili chomper.
chile-chaser (n.) (also chili-chaser)

(US) a US border patrolman, employed to prevent Mexicans from entering the country illegally.

[US]El Paso Herald (TX) 3 Oct. 17/5: A few examples of [...] ‘calo’ [...] ‘Runners,’ attempting to cross the Rio Grande [...] are often double-teamed (surrounded) by chilli chasers (border patrolmen).
[US]Maledicta III:2 166: chili chasers n American border patrolmen; ‘chili’ is a common nickname for Mexicans because of the food’s popularity in Mexico.
[US]H. Rawson Dict. of Invective (1991) 228: Chili or chili eater, a Mexican (members of the Border Patrol are sometimes known as chili chasers).
chile-choker (n.) (also chili-choker)

1. (US) a Mexican.

[US]E. Folb Runnin’ Down Some Lines 55: Most of the pejoratives characterized Chicanos in terms of the foods associated with them [...] chili choker, chili bean, tostado, burrito.
[US]S. Morgan Homeboy 152: The niggers and chilichokers dragged that boy back to the showers [...] and ran a train on him all night long.

2. (US black L.A.) used as a derog. to a fellow black; the premise being one is no better than a Mexican.

[US]E. Folb Runnin’ Down Some Lines 55: You ain’ nothin’ but a chili choker!
chile-eater (n.) (also chile-chomper, chile-picker, chili...)

(US) a Mexican.

[US]A.J. Pollock Und. Speaks 21/2: Chili picker, a Mexican.
[US]R.F. Adams Cowboy Lingo 198: To the cowboy a Mexican was a ‘greaser,’ [...] ‘chili,’ ‘chili-eater,’ or ‘bean-eater’.
[US]Monteleone Criminal Sl. (rev. edn) 49: chili-eater [...] chili-picker A Mexican; a peon.
[US] in Current Sl. IV:3–4 (1970) 15: Chili chomper, n. A Mexican or Mexican-American (derogatory).
[US]Maledicta VII 24: Mexicans have also been dubbed [...] chili eater, chili belly, and an alliterative chili chomper.
[US]H. Rawson Dict. of Invective (1991) 13: The French have long been reviled as frogs, [...] the British as limeys, the Mexicans as chili eaters, the Italians as spaghetti benders.
chile-head (n.) (also chili-head, chilli-head) [-head sfx (2)]

(US) a Mexican.

[US]Rascoe & Stone Who’ll Stop the Rain? [film script] Hey, chilihead! [HDAS].
chile joint (n.) (also chili joint)

a Mexican restaurant.

[US]F. Nebel ‘Take It and Like It’ in Ruhm Hard-Boiled Detective (1977) 92: Do you know where there’s a chili joint around here?
chile pimp (n.) (also chili pimp, chili-bowl pimp, chili-mac) [SE pimp/mack n.2 (1)]

(US black) a pimp who has only one woman working for him; thus a second-rate pimp.

[US]P. Crump Burn, Killer, Burn! 278: Go ahead, chili pimp, you’ve got the floor.
[US]Milner & Milner Black Players 33: Black pimps never solicit for their women if they are ‘true pimps’ and call a man who does a cigarette pimp, popcorn pimp or chile pimp.
[US]D. Goines Street Players 125: She didn’t have a chili-bowl pimp; she had one of the big players.
[US]R. Klein Jailhouse Jargon and Street Sl. [unpub. ms.].
[US](con. 1970s) G. Pelecanos King Suckerman (1998) 30: Chili mac – lookin’ face. Small, stupid eyes.
chili queen (n.)

(US black) an attractive Latina.

[US]Ebonics Primer at [Internet] chili queen Definition: a very sexually attractive latina lady. Example: one thing bout dem chilli queens,they all likes it up de ass.