Dragon's Breath Chili

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 10-15




  • In large stock pot over high heat, add butter and bacon grease.
  • Add bell pepper, jalapeno, chiles and onion and cook until caramelized, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and saute a minute longer.
  • Add chuck and brown.
  • Add ground beef and sausage to brown and stir gently, trying not to break up the ground beef too much.
  • Cook until meat is nicely browned and cooked through, about 7 to10 minutes.
  • Add in granulated onions, granulated garlic, chili powder, paprika, cumin, coriander, cayenne, salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add in tomato sauce and paste and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in beer and chicken stock.
  • Add beans, lower heat and simmer for 2 hours.
  • Serve in bowls over Double-Fried French Fries and garnish with Saltine crackers, green onions and shredded Cheddar.