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Littleman
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Good Chili Recipe.............

What's a good chili recipe. I used to use some Tabasco chili starter. Any good ideas.


OTIS2
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
For a good basic start, go buy Mexene brand chili powder and use 1.5 times the powder called for in the recipe on the package. I like to use some fresh chilis too, a little garlic, a little cilantro, and I tighten it up with a little corn meal in the last 30 minutes. I also add a Hershey bar...yes a Hershey bar. It works.


Stadium Rat
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Metairie
Member since Jul 2004
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
I agree with you Otis, the Mexene recipe is a great starting point. I would use additional chili powder, garlic, maybe coffee for some of the liquid and tighten with masa. Oh, and of course, beans.

Here's the recipe from the bottle (I also added it to the recipe thread):

Mexene Chili

1 lb Ground beef
3/4 c Chopped onion
1 Clove garlic minced
2 tb Mexene chili powder
1 tb Flour
1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Ground cumin
1/2 ts Sugar
8 oz Tomato sauce
1 c Water


Instructions:

brown meat onion garlic together then drain excess fat. Stir in remaining ingredients mix well. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
This post was edited on 10/31 at 8:13 pm


BT
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North La
Member since Aug 2008
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
Tough to beat 2alarm

I add can stewed or diced tomtoes and can of red kidney beans


Stadium Rat
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Metairie
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
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Tough to beat 2alarm

That's good too.


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OTIS2
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Stadium Rat
You sre correct about adding another powder...I usually grab Gebhart...usually add a bit more cumin too. Wish my boys loved chili as much as me and Mrs O.


Stadium Rat
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Metairie
Member since Jul 2004
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
I love all kinds of chili - Texas traditional, Cincinnati style, green chili, Wendy's chili - you name it. I grew up on Hormel's, and though I can still eat it, it's amazing how inferior it is to homemade.


andouille
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Member since Dec 2004
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
Fresh Pickin's usually has large containers of 'Dark Chili Powder'. It's potent and flavorful.


Littleman
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Cleveland, MS
Member since Jan 2012
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
Where do you get Mexene Chili Powder. Thanks.


OTIS2
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NoLA
Member since Jul 2008
29428 posts

re: Good Chili Recipe.............
Brookshire's carries it...not sure of anything in your area.


bossflossjr
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
Really good recipie.....To be quick and easy



This post was edited on 2/19 at 8:01 pm


OTIS2
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NoLA
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
I damn near threw up trying to read that side ways recipe.


Red Drum
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East Coast
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
2 lbs sirloin and 1 pound ground sausage. Brown that with a beer of your choice and 2 chopped white onions, one bell pepper, and a little celery, and chopped garlic.
Season from the start with generous amts of chili powder, cumin, salt, black pepper, paprika (for color). Also add cayenne pepper, minced habenero peppers, and brown sugar to taste.
When meat no longer pink pour in 1 large can petite diced tomatoes, one can mild rotel, one can pinto beans, none of which should be drained.
Cook on low for 2 hrs, covered, stirring every 15-20 min and pouring off water from cover.
After 2 hrs add 1 can tomato paste and more paprika for color, if needed. Also add more chile powder and cumin, salt to taste.
Cook covered on sim to low for another 2 hrs or until dinner time.

Notes: you can't skimp on the chile powder or cumin. Cook covered. Don't drain anything, including the pot after browning meat.
Serve with or without rice, small amt of shredded cheese (very small amt), small scoop of sour cream, and definitely diced white onions (uncooked)


bossflossjr
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
1) I could have typed it: But I am too lazy

2) I could have adjusted the way it was posted: But I am too dumb

3) I personnally, DGAF what you did or didnt do!




















I will still buy u a cocktail tuesday evening tho


OTIS2
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Red Drum
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East Coast
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Not sure if laughing at me.... I have low self esteem and a gun so be careful.


OTIS2
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NoLA
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
Sorry Doc...I'm drunk. Was laughing at Boss.


OTIS2
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quote:

will still buy u a cocktail tuesday evening
Holler. Should be doable!


Red Drum
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bossflossjr
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The Great State of Louisiana
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re: Good Chili Recipe.............
will hit you up.....should be in town relatively early....3 or so. will update when i know more


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