Secret Recipe Chili
Cooking Time: 1 hr 15 min
What You'll Need:
3 tablespoons vegetable oil (see Notes)
1 large yellow onion, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 1/2 pounds top sirloin beef, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 1/2 pounds lean pork butt, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
4 cups beef broth
1/3 cup chili powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons masa harina (see Notes)
What To Do:
1. In a soup pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in beef, pork, cumin, salt, and pepper, and cook an additional 5 to 7 minutes, or until meat is browned.
2. Stir in beef broth, chili powder, and oregano; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer. Add the masa harina; stir well.
3. Cover and continue to simmer over low heat 1 hour, or until meat is fork-tender, stirring occasionally.
*Recipe courtesy of Goode Company Bar-B-Q, Houston, Texas
If you would like a smokier taste, substitute 3 tablespoons bacon drippings for vegetable oil. And you should find masa harina near the cornmeal in your local supermarket; if you'd prefer, you can use fine cornmeal as a substitute.
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