McIlhenny’s Chili

I love a good beefy chili. Nothing fancy. Great southwestern flavors. Oddly this McIlhenny’s chili is served with rice. I say oddly because that’s not something I would normally do. I was surprised as to how much I liked having rice in my chili.

McIlhenny's Chili

The chili itself is just as great as you’d want. Tender meat with a broth that you really do want to drink up with a straw. It’s my favorite part of this McIlhenny’s chili.
The original recipe (which I modified only slightly) came from McIlhenny’s, the creators of Tabasco sauce. You know right then and there that it’s going to be fantastic. I have never had the free time when in New Orleans to go over to Avery Island and take a tour of the Tabasco plant. I will next time, though.

Also try my beef and Italian sausage chili. I love Italian sausage in chili.

McIlhenny's Chili
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McIlhenny’s Chili

The chili itself is just as great as you’d want. Tender meat with a broth that you really do want to drink up with a straw. It’s my favorite part of this McIlhenny’s chili.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword beef, chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 568kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Working in batches, heat a tablespoon or so of the oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Season the meat and brown on all sides. Remove to a plate.
  • Add the onion to the pot and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add the garlic. Stir and cook another minute.
  • Add the chili powder, cumin, salt and hot sauce. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the broth and canned chiles. Bring to a boil.
  • Add the cooked beef along with any accumulated juices. Reduce heat to a simmer and simmer for 1 1/2 – 2 hours or until the beef is tender.
  • Serve with cooked rice and desired toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 1267mg | Potassium: 795mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 928IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 6mg

Nutritional values are approximate.