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Texas Deer Chili Recipe
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Texas Deer Chili

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"This recipe was given to me by a friend at work, who is an avid deer hunter. It's very different, but delicious! You would never know you're eating venison."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook venison, onion and garlic in oil until meat is browned. Transfer to a slow cooker and stir together with chiles, beans, broth oregano, cumin, salt and paprika. Cook on medium 4 to 5 hours.
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  • PREP 30 mins
  • COOK 4 hrs
  • READY IN 4 hrs 30 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 12, 2008

This recipe has a very good flavor with the venison. I added some diced stewed tomatoes and some tomato juice (not much). Also I used 1 can kidney and 1 can black beans and a little cornstarch to thicken at the end. Kept all the spices the same. As far as the purists are concerned-OOOH! So Texas "Invented" Chili and "there's no beans under any circumstances in chili, ever". WOOPEE. As far as Ive ever been concerned, why would you ever want to eat one of those "Chili Cook Off" chilis that is nothing more than a soupy gruel. Chili should be a hearty meal with some substance like beans, onions, peppers, and whatever else one cares to put in! Anyways, good job, great flavor and thank you.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 06, 2003

good start, but everyone knows Texas invented Chili and there's no beans under any circumstances in chili, ever. Beans go on the side.

 

27 Ratings

Dec 08, 2003

I am always looking for new recipies for Deer. I love to hunt and cook with deer until the freezer is empty. This recipe is quick and simple and is pleasing to the taste buds. Cannot rate the acceptability of children due to having none. A perfect meal for a working woman with little or no time to cook a full meal.

 
Feb 16, 2008

After doing Chili Cook-Off's in Texas for years, I was offended by the addition of beans, and then adding Texas to the name.

 
Jan 13, 2008

We used both ground & cubed venison steak, added tomato sauce, jalapenos, and served with cheddar cheese & sour cream.

 
Jan 14, 2004

I changed a few things in this recipe such as using ground deer meat, adding a diced jalapeno pepper, doubling the amount of beans, and adding 2 cans of diced tomatoes. Turned out pretty good.

 
Oct 27, 2010

I changed a few things too, I used ground deer meat, fresh peppers, one can of kidney beans, one can of black beans and used canned tomatoes instead of beef broth. I also cooked It on the stove. It was a good hearty dinner and I'll probably freeze some for later. + a bay leaf

 
Sep 26, 2007

A couple of weeks ago made this with my frozen deer chili meat.My wife and kids devoured it. Of course I helped too!And they were not aware that it was Deer! Keeper!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19.6 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Fat
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 7.3 g
  • 29%
  • Protein
  • 36 g
  • 72%
  • Sodium
  • 816 mg
  • 33%

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

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