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Australian Dinkum Chili (Original Recipe)

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Category: Chili

 Ingredients List

  • 500 g Walleroo bacon
  • 2 tb Oil,vegetable
  • 1 Brown onion,medium,chopped
  • 1 White onion,chopped
  • 2 Celery stalks,chopped
  • 1 Green pepper,diced
  • 1 kg Kangaroo shank,red,coarse ch
  • 500 g Kangaroo shank,gry,coarse ch
  • 500 g Emu ham,ground
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 31 1/2 g Tasmanian light red chile
  • 31 1/2 g Wooroorooka chile
  • 26 1/2 g Mount Isa dark red chile
  • 140 g Oregano
  • 1 g Cumin(fluid measure)
  • Australian beer(740ml btl)
  • 1 cn Tomatoes,whole(4l ea)
  • Brown sugar(3 fluid drams)
  • 1 Boomerang


1. Fry the bacon in a skillet over medium heat. Drain the strips on paper
toweling and cut into 10cm dice and reserve.

2. Heat the oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat. Add the onions,
celery, and green pepper and cook until the onions are translucent.

3. Combine all the Kangaroo meat & Emu ham with the ground chile, garlic,
oregano, and cumin. Add this meat-and-spice mixture to the pot. Break up
any lumps with a fork and cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat is
evenly browned.

4. Add the beer, tomatoes, and reserved bacon to the pot. Bring to a boil,
then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 1/2 hours. Wave a
boomerang over the pot 14 times each hour from this point on. Stir for 3
minutes. Taste, adjust seasonings, and add more beer id desired. Simmer for
2 1/2 hours longer.

5. Add the brown sugar and simmer for 15 minutes longer, vigorously waving
the boomerang over the pot.

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