Third Base Chili

1
nellie rickey

By
@jus4nan

I wanted to enter a cook off so I studied tips and recipes and jumped in..took first place 2 years ina row..and husband does not like canned chili anymore lol

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 or more
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

SPICE BLEND # 1

1 1/2 Tbsp
onion powder
1 tsp
msg optional
1 1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
creole seasoning

SPICE BLEND # 2

6 Tbsp
chili powder no salt
1/2 tsp
mexican oregano
1/2 tsp
marjoram
1 Tbsp
cumin
1 Tbsp
paprika
1/2 tsp
white pepper
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
season all

SPICE BLEND #3

1 Tbsp
ground red chili pepper
1/2 tsp
cayenne
1 Tbsp
cumin
1/2 tsp
garlic powder

CHILI BASE

3 lb
chili meat (ground for chili)
3 tsp
bacon fat
14 1/2 oz
can chicken broth
1 tsp
red hot sauce
1 tsp
green hot sauce
16 oz
tomatoe sauce
water as needed
14 1/2 oz
beef broth
1 Tbsp
beef boulion
1 Tbsp
chicken bouillon
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
worcestshire
salt and pepper to taste

ASSEMBLE 3 SPICE MIXES IN SMALL BOWLS AND SET ASIDE

How to Make Third Base Chili

Step-by-Step

  • 1For the chili: In a medium skillet, brown the meat in three batches, using 1 teaspoon of bacon fat for each. As each batch cooks, sprinkle with 1/3 of spice blend No. 1. Add the meat to a large chili pot, along with the chicken broth, hot sauces and 1 can tomato sauce. Bring to a boil, cover and cook over medium heat, adding spring water as needed, for 1 hour, or until the meat is almost tender.

    While the meat is cooking, combine in a saucepan all of spice blend No. 2 with the mild tomato sauce, 1/2 can beef broth, the beef and chicken bouillon crystals, Worcestershire sauce , brown sugar and enough of the remaining beef broth to make a medium-thick sauce. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Cover and remove from the heat.

    After the meat has cooked, add the contents of saucepan to the chili pot. Bring to a boil, turn off the heat and let the pot rest, covered, for an hour or so.

    Then bring the pot back to a boil and add all of spice blend No. 3. Adjust the consistency of the chili with spring water, taste for salt and add

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About Third Base Chili

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes, Chili
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtag: #Soups