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    Taking the heat out of a chili recipe #10095 that is cooked

    1081horwood
    Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:34 pm
    Newbie "Fry Cook" Poster
    I have made a chili con carni Crock Pot Chili Con Carne With Beans and found that it is way too hot for the people I have to serve it to. As I consider the heat to be an experience rather than the taste how can I lesson the heat in the all ready made chili.
    Note: I only added 1 jalapeno chili and 1/2 the cayenne and chili powder.
    The DEER HUNT crew like to create their own desired heat.
    duonyte
    Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:48 pm
    Forum Host
    Hi, chef - this type of question is better posted in the Cooking Q&A forum, which is is for help with cooking in general or specific recipes. This forum is for technical problems with the forum.

    You can reduce heat in individual bowls by adding sour cream and cheese, but it might not be enough or some people won't like these additions.

    Really about the only thing to do is to make up more of the chili - maybe half a batch - with no cayenne, chili powder or pappers and mix it with the original.
    Chocolatl
    Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:31 am
    Food.com Groupie
    Adding an acid, such as lime or lemon juice, can help. Capsaicin is alkaline, and a mild acid will help neutralize it.
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