17 October 2014

Recipe of the Month from WDW Swan and Dolphin - Red Hot Chili

Texas Red Chili

I love all the recipes Swan and Dolphin sends me but this one has to be one of my favorites. I love a good stick to your ribs chili especially, when the weather gets chilly. lol. Hope you enjoy this recipe. Let me know in the comments below.


3 pounds
2 tbsp.
1 each
2 tbsp.
1 ½ tsp.
4-5 cups
1 - 8oz. can
4 tsp.  
6 tbsp.
1 each
¼ cup
1 tsp.
1 tbsp.
2 each

beef short rib – diced into ¼” pieces
large sweet onion - diced
garlic cloves - minced
cayenne powder
chicken stock
tomato sauce
cumin powder
chili powder
jalapeno - split
vegetable oil
garlic powder
Mexican oregano
fresh laurel leaves

Freshly ground black pepper – to taste
Salt – to taste

Season the beef with salt and pepper. Add the oil to a large shallow pot, bring to a white smoke point. Sear the meat on all sides. Reduce the heat, and add the onion and garlic. Sweat onions and garlic for 3-4 minutes until translucent in color.

Add the jalapeno, paprika, cayenne pepper, chicken stock and tomato sauce. Bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low and simmer covered for 1 1/2 hours.
Add the cumin powder, garlic powder, chili powder, laurel leaves and Mexican oregano. Adjust seasoning as needed. Simmer for an additional 30 minutes until meat is tender.
Remove from the heat, cool to room temperature and refrigerate overnight. Gently reheat when ready to serve. Serve with kidney beans, cheddar cheese, and minced onions on the side. yummy!

From the kitchens of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort 

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  1. Yum, I love a good chili on the chilly days this time of year. Thanks for sharing this great recipe.

  2. Thanks Sean, Agreed, It's a great chilly day kinda food.