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Homemade Hot Dog Chili Recipe

    5 Servings


  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 medium White Onion, Finely diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 2 tablespoons Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 4 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 1/2 pounds Lean Ground Beef, 80/20
  • 1 tablespoon Hot Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Bourbon


  1. In a medium-sized Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat until hot. Add the diced onion and garlic. Sauté until onions are soft and slightly translucent (~5-6 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  2. Reduce heat to low and add the chili powder, cumin, salt, coriander, paprika, oregano, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and sugar. Stir and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add chicken stock and ground beef. Use a whisk to break up ground beef into pea-sized (or smaller) pieces. Bring mixture to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  4. Reduce heat to low and cover pot; cook for 75 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add hot sauce and bourbon; simmer (lid removed) over medium heat until chili has thickened (~10-15 minutes).
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