Recipe by Karen P
"I won first place 3 times with this recipe, and gave the recipe to a friend and he won first place with it also."
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1 (10 ounce) can
diced tomatoes with green chile peppers (such as RO*TEL®)
1 (16 ounce) can
1 (15 ounce) can
masa harina (instant corn masa mix)
This is a delicious recipe with several changes. We do not have the stomachs to be able to handle 9 tablespoons of chili powder! Three was all we could do! In addition, I used only about 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper. I did use Ranch Style Pinto Beans with Jalapenos, though. And THEN I followed the rest of the recipe. We really did like it! I will definitely make it again. I need to--I have a boatload of masa harina to use up! Thank you, Karen. I salute you! I admire anyone who can use that much HEAT! :)
We liked it less than some milder recipes, I enjoyed it with cheddar and sour cream over noodles, but my kids found it too hot.
Karen, thanks for the recipe. I also won first place with this chili. How fun!! I did alter it just a little. I only put 7 tablesoons of chili powder and did not add extra salt. I thought the pork was salty enough. I also have tons of the Masa flour so will be making this chili agaiin!
Sooo Good... The only changes I made were only 3 tsp of chili powder and i add 1 tsp of brown sugar (brown sugar add a savory element).
At last! A recipe that is actually hot. Well done Karen, I've spent years looking for recipes from all over the world that are hot and spicy and this is the first one. Normally they say it is hot and it is not and I end up just adding more spices/chilli's/curry masala etc. Highly recommended if you like the heat!
Very,very good recipe. I added 1 red bell pepper, 1 green bell pepper, and 2 habanero peppers, and 4 jalapeno peppers as well as increasing the red pepper to 1 TBS. Also added 1 quart of water. We took this to a neighborhood chili cookoff, and it was the unanimous winner. The heat was not overwhelming, but rather an afterburn. A bit too hot for timid eaters, but for the spicy food fans, it was perfect!!!
This recipe calls for WAY TOO MUCH CHILI POWDER AND SALT. I was thoughtful enough to only put 6 T chili powder, I wish I had been more thoughtful with the salt. I put 1 Tablespoon salt and we couldn't eat the chile! I will try the recipe again w/ 1 tsp salt!!
A tablespoon of salt? I only used 1 tsp and the chili was so salty we couldn't eat it. Also very greasy, even after draining fat. I did like the spice level though. Might try again using no salt and 93/7 ground beef.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Karen's First Place Chili
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 193
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