Swick and Swick Chili

Total Time:
2 hr 25 min
15 min
2 hr 10 min

about 3 quarts

  • Canola or vegetable oil
  • 44 ounces beef, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 5 medium cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 2 medium canned whole green chile peppers, seeded and finely chopped (recommended: Ortega)
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup Mexican hot-style tomato sauce (recommended: El Pato brand)
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce (recommended: Hunt's)
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 8 tablespoons California chili powder
  • 2 1/4 tablespoons New Mexico chili powder, plus 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon arbol chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon adobo seasoning blend (recommended: Accent)
  • Pinch brown sugar
  • Pinch jalapeno powder
  • In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add beef and brown. Add onion, garlic, and chicken broth and simmer for 1 hour. Add green chili peppers, beef broth, both tomato sauces, and hot sauce; simmer for 1 more hour. Add cumin, California chili powder, 2 1/4 tablespoons New Mexico chili powder, and salt; simmer for 45 more minutes. Add arbol chili powder, remaining 1/2 teaspoon New Mexico chili powder, adobo seasoning blend, brown sugar, and jalapeno powder. Simmer for 15 more minutes and then serve.

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