Bourbon Pork Loin Chili
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This is a sweet and spicy pork chili with a kick!from the bourbon! It is simple to make, but feeds a crowd!
- Ready In:
- 3hrs 30mins
- 3 1⁄2 lbs pork loin, cut into 1 inch pieces
- 8 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 large red bell peppers, seeded and diced
- 1 large Spanish onion, diced
- 3 jalapenos, seeds removed and minced
- 1⁄4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 2 tablespoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon chipotle cayenne pepper
- kosher salt
- fresh ground black pepper
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1⁄2 cup creamed organic wildflower honey
- 1⁄2 cup black freshly brewed coffee
- 1 1⁄4 cups makers mark Bourbon
- 2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
- 3 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice
- shredded cheddar cheese
- sour cream
- avocado, diced
- cilantro, chopped
- Make one day before serving for optimal flavor.
- Heat 4 Tablespoons of vegetable oil over high heat in large heavy pot or dutch oven. Generously season pork with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add pork loin in batches to sear on all sides. Remove pork and set aside.
- Turn heat down to medium. Add remaining 4 Tablespoons of vegetable oil to pot. Add red bell pepper, jalepenos, onion cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Sweat vegetables until onions are soft.
- Add in the garlic and saute for 1 minute just until you smell the garlic cooking.
- Add the bourbon and let cook for 2 minutes.
- Add in the honey, kidney beans, black beans, and tomatoes. Turn up the heat until mixture is bubbling.
- Turn the heat down to lowest setting and simmer for at least 3 hours. Or until the pork is buttery and tender.
- Place cooked chili in refrigerator overnight to allow flavors to meld.
- Slowly reheat over medium low heat before serving.
- Top with cheddar cheese, sour cream, avoocados, and cilantro.
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