Texas Chili – Southern Recipe

Texas Chili – Southern Recipe

Ingredients:

3 lbs of beef (ground)
1 lb of pork (ground)
1/2 Tbsp of bacon fat (or 5 pcs of precooked bacon strips then crushed)
1/16 c of sugar (white)
1/8 c of sugar (dark brown)
1 Tbsp of soup base (beef)
1/2 tsp of coffee (instant or real)
1 c of celery; chopped
2 tsps of salt
1 tsp of thyme
1 tsp of cumin seed
1 tsp of garlic (powder or minced)
1 Tbsp of cocoa powder
2 pcs of bay leaves
1 tsp of cilantro
1/2 Tbsp of oregano (Mexican)
1 tsp of hot sauce (Tabasco)
or
1 tsp of ground pepper (cayenne)
3/8 c of chili blend
2 Tbsps of paprika
48 oz of juice (V-8)
1 c of onion; chopped
1/2 c of peppers (green or red); chopped
16 oz of stewed tomatoes (canned)

Instructions:

Brown beef together with pork then drain excess fat; place inside a crockpot. Add bacon fat, sugars, soup base, coffee, celery, salt, thyme, cumin, garlic, cocoa, bay leaves, cilantro, oregano, hot sauce, cayenne, chili blend, paprika, juice, onion, peppers, and stewed tomatoes. Cover; continue to cook 4-6 hours at high or 8-12 hours for low.

To Cook Using The Stove:
Brown beef together with pork then add onions till they turn translucent; set aside. Cook bacon fat, sugars, soup base, coffee, celery, salt, thyme, cumin, garlic, cocoa, bay leaves, cilantro, oregano, hot sauce, cayenne, chili blend, paprika, juice, peppers, and stewed tomatoes; mix them well.

Cook for five mins. Add the browned meat; cover. Slowly cook above gentle heat for four hours or more, stirring every 10-15 mins.

Texas Chili – Southern Recipe

Numero Uno Chili Recipe

Numero Uno Chili Recipe

Ingredients:

1/4 c of olive oil
2 pcs of onions (yellow, large); chopped
2 lbs of beef (ground coarsely)
Meat (shoulder, chuck, or shank)
2 lbs of pork (ground coarsely)
Salt
1/3 c of chili powder (mild, unseasoned)
3 Tbsps of cumin (ground)
3 Tbsps of oregano (dried)
3 Tbsps of cocoa powder (unsweetened)
2 Tbsps of cinnamon (ground)
1-1/2 tsps of cayenne pepper
4 c of juice (tomato)
3 c of stock (beef or canned broth)
8 pcs of garlic cloves (medium); peeled then chopped finely
2 Tbsps of cornmeal (yellow)
32 oz of beans (kidney, dark red); drained then rinsed

Instructions:

Heat oil on a skillet above moderate heat. Add the onions; cook till tender, stirring frequently, at about twenty mins. Combine ground pork and ground beef inside a (Dutch) oven above moderate heat. Season 2 tablespoons of salt; cook till meat is browned and crumbled, at about twenty mins, stir frequently.

Add chili, cumin, cocoa, oregano, cayenne, and cinnamon; cook for 5 mins, stir frequently. Add stock and juice; let it boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat then let it simmer for one hour, uncovered.

Taste and adjust the seasonings as preferred. Add the garlic; stir thoroughly then add cornmeal, if desired, to make it thicker. Add beans; simmer for another five mins.

Numero Uno Chili Recipe