Lisa Stone - Kempner, Texas - CASI Terlingua 2016 Champion
In a 3 or 4 quart pot, brown 2 lbs 80/20 Ground Chuck from HEB. As you are browning, leave meat in big chunks or balls in your pot. Drain off grease in a colander and set aside. Remove all grease and clean out your pot with a paper towel. Add meat chunks back to pot and add the following:
24 oz Beef Broth
1 small can Tomato Sauce
Float 1 jalapeno pepper – poke holes in the jalapeno
Float 1 serrano pepper
Bring to a boil. Once it is boiling, turn down heat to low simmer with the lid on. Cook for about 45 minutes. This will tenderize the meat.
About 1 hour before serving add the following ingredients:
2 tsp Onion Granules - Lone Star Spices
1 TBS Beef Granules*
1 TBS Chicken Granules*
1 ½ tsp Garlic Granules - Lone Star Spices
2 TBS Texas Original - Lone Star Spices
2 tsp Dixon - Lone Star Spices
1/8 tsp Cayenne -Pendry's
1/8 tsp white ground pepper – Pendry’s
1/8 tsp fine black pepper - Pendry's
Bring to a boil being careful not to mash the meat. Instead, push the meat around with the spoon. Turn the heat down to low heat keeping the lid on the pot. Midway through cooking, remove peppers (save pepper juice should you want to add spicy heat.) With scissors, cut meat chunks down to about fingertip size.
About 25 minutes before serving, add the following:
1 TBS Cumin - -Lone Star Spices
½ tsp Garlic Granules - Lone Star Spices
1 TBS Texas Original - Lone Star Spices
1 TBS Mexene
1 TBS Fort Worth Light - Pendry’s
1 packet Sazon Goya*
1/8 tsp Brown Sugar*
1 dash Louisiana Hot Sauce*
Before serving, taste for salt and heat and adjust if necessary. You can use the left over pepper juice if your chili needs heat or add Louisiana Hot Sauce. Check gravy consistency. If gravy is too thick, you can add a little water.
Chili on with love and laughter my friends,
* items can be purchased at HEB or your local grocery store
Suggested chili powders from CASI sponsors at: www.lonestarchilispicesetc.com and http://www.penderys.com
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