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Casi-Style Chili

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Category: Stews, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Jalape#o chiles
  • -stems & deveined, halved
  • 4 tb Chili powder
  • 1 tb Paprika
  • 2 lb Beef chuck
  • 1 md Onion, chopped
  • 2 tb Kidney suet; chopped
  • -substitute vegetable oil
  • 8 oz Tomato sauce
  • 12 oz Beer
  • 2 c Beef stock
  • 3 ts Cumin, ground
  • 2 ts Garlic powder
  • 1 ts Pepper, black
  • 1/4 c Masa harina (finely ground
  • -maize flour)


Cut beef into 1-1/2" cubes. Brown the meat and onions in oil or fat.

Add the tomato sauce, beer, beef stock, chiles, cumin, garlic, black
pepper, and 2 tablespoons of the Chili Powder. Simmer the chili over a low
head for 2 hours until the meat is tender.

To thicken, make a thin paste of the masa and water. Quickly stir this into
the chili if done too slowly it will lump.

Add the remaining Chili Powder and Paprika. Simmer for an additional 15
minutes. Remove the Jalapenos and serve.

[CASI (Chili Appreciation Society International) chili-cookoff winners tend
to use blended chili powder and also Jalape#o chiles, which are usually
removed before serving. The beef is cubed, and masa, which is flour made
from ground dried maize available in Latin markets, is used to thicken the

The Whole Chile Pepper Book
by Dave DeWitt and Nancy Gerlach

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