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Texas Roadhouse Chili


This is Texas chili and that means no beans. It's also insanely good. Boot scootin' good.

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Ingredients


  • 7 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1-inch cubes or beef stew meat, cubed
  • 1 1/4 pounds pork shoulder, cut into 3/4-inch cubes, or pork stew meat, cubed
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 cups diced yellow onion (about 2 medium onions)
  • 8 cloves garlic, diced and smashed
  • 4 cups water or stock/broth
  • 12 ounces beer
  • 3 tablespoons Smiling Coyote Farm Pure Chile Powder
  • 3 tablespoons Smiling Coyote Farm Smoky Southwest Blend
  • 3 ½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided
Method

  1. Combine Pure Chile Powder and Smoky Southwest in a small bowl, mix well.
  2. Heat 7-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat until very hot. 
  3. Add 3 tablespoons oil, heat until hot but not smoking.
  4. Add beef chuck or stew meat, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon spice mix. Stir to combine.
  5. Continue cooking, stirring frequently, browning exterior of meat (4 minutes). Meat won't cook through, but exterior browns and edges caramelize a little. 
  6. Transfer beef to large bowl with slotted spoon, drain fat from pan. 
  7. Add 2 tablespoons oil to Dutch oven, heat until hot but not smoking.
  8. Add pork shoulder or stew meat, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon spice mix. Brown 3 to 4 minutes as above. 
  9. Transfer pork to bowl with beef using slotted spoon, drain fat from pan. 
  10. Add 1 tablespoon oil, heat until hot but not smoking.
  11. Add ground beef, 1 teaspoon salt, and one teaspoon spice meat, stir to combine. Brown 4 – 5 minutes as above. 
  12. Transfer ground beef to bowl with beef and pork using slotted spoon, drain fat from pan. 
  13. Add remaining one tablespoon oil, heat until hot but not smoking.
  14. Add onion, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt. Sauté, stirring, 3—5 minutes until soft and edges browned. Add garlic in final 1 minute.
  15. Add all remaining ingredients. 
  16. Bring to a slow boil. Cook, uncovered, 10 minutes. 
  17. Cover, reduce heat to low, simmer for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.

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