Ginger Honey Drunk Chili Recipe -

Ginger Honey Drunk Chili

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"My unique chili recipe starts each bite with a somewhat-sweet ginger overtone which then melds into a full bodied chile spice. This recipe is the stove-top version but it can easily be done in slow cooker as well (starting with step 4)."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    25 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 25 mins


  1. Heat bacon drippings in a heavy-bottomed stockpot over medium heat. Cook and stir carrot in the hot drippings for about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir the red bell pepper, green bell pepper, poblano pepper, jalapeno pepper, habanero pepper, and onion with the carrot; cook and stir until tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in garlic and beef; cook and stir until beef is browned, about 10 minutes. Drain excess grease from the pot.
  4. Stir tomato paste and tomato sauce into the beef mixture. Increase heat to medium-high heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour in dark beer, tequila, and chicken broth; bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in chili powder, paprika, cumin, coriander, salt, cayenne pepper, black pepper, white pepper, and honey. Simmer for 45 minutes to 2 hours.
  7. Stir grated ginger into the chili about 15 minutes before serving.
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Feb 25, 2012

OMG is this good!!!! Spicy, flavorful, just damned good!!!! I'm impressed....and I don't impress easily.

Sep 23, 2012

This was REALLY good! Very unique & flavorful. Totally different then any chili I've ever had. This is a great recipe, I pretty much made it as is, I just used the entire bottle of Negro Modelo & cooked it for 2 hours. Thanks for sharing!!


3 Ratings

Mar 03, 2015

Certainly one of the more interesting chili recipes I've tried. At first it tastes like tomato or vegetable soup and then there is this burst of sweet heat on the finish that is really different.


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  • Calories
  • 412 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.2 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 19.6 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 4.7 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 22.8 g
  • 46%
  • Sodium
  • 954 mg
  • 38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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