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Real Big Chilli

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Ingredients

1kg minced beef
1kg stewing beef cubed
200g button mushroom
1 brown onion
1 stick celery
2 tsp crushed garlic
4 long green chillies
200g pre-soaked red kidney beans
1 tbsp tamarind paste
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp ground ginger
2 tins crushed tomatoes
100ml beer
Dash of Worcestershire Sauce
Salt and pepper
500ml water

Method

1. In batches fry the mince and stewing beef until lightly browned when all batches are done slide to one side.

2. Finely dice onion, celery and chillies. Slice mushrooms and fry in a hot pan untill softened then add red kidney beans, ginger and garlic. When sizzling pour in the beer, tamarind paste, Worcestershire sauce and paprika and fry untill beer has reduced by half.

3. Re-introduce the meat to the pot, add the crushed tomatoes and water, bring to the boil then simmer with no lid for at least 1 hour (2-3 hours would be perfect).

Chili Accompaniments

Ingredients

1 avocado
2 tomatoes roughly chopped
½ Spanish onion finely chopped
½ bunch coriander
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper

Method

Chop avocado, tomatoes and onion together, stir in coriander, balsamic, olive oil, a good grind of salt and pepper – done!

Ingredients

150ml natural yoghurt
½ tsp crushed garlic
50g fire roasted peppers roughly chopped
4-6 cornichons finely chopped
50g mixed olives roughly chopped
¼ bunch chopped coriander
Juice of half a lime

Method

Combine all ingredients in a bowl.

Ingredients

300g basmati rice
1 finely chopped Spanish onion
Splash red wine vinegar
1 ½ ltr water
½ tsp ground ginger

Method

Combine all ingredients in oven try, cover with foil and bake at 200C for about 25 minutes.




Real Big Chilli