I can not express to you enough the excitement I have over the fact that fall is coming. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not so much ready for cold weather or to hurry up winter, but what I am ready for is chili. Bring on all my favorite chili recipes, please! But let’s not stop there. The world is limitless when it comes to different types of chili that can be made, so I’m going to kick off the season with a Spicy Chicken Chili! And now I’m going for the hard sell by telling you that not only do you get a chili recipe today, you are also getting a beer biscuit recipe as well!
As a self-admitted chili-aholic, this is pretty exciting for me. A customized biscuit just for this chili. The whole meal just comes together. Of course, we couldn’t possible leave out the generous topping of shredded cheese.
If you don’t make a lot of biscuits there’s still no need to be intimidated. This is a simple drop biscuit dough that comes together in one bowl and take only a few minutes to prepare. Plus, it has beer in it, so how could you possibly go wrong?!
It’s definitely not to early to start working on your fall chili game. Whether you want a simple family dinner, and impressive tailgate feast for a crowd, or a meal you can keep all to yourself, this chili is sure to hit the spot!
- 1 pound ground chicken
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 28 oz can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
- 3 teaspoons ancho chili powder
- 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
- 1 teaspoon roasted garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- ½ teaspoon dried cilantro
- ½ teaspoon Mexican oregano
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1¾ cups all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 5 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup beer (I used and recommend an IPA)
- 1 cup shredded white sharp cheddar cheese
- Heat the oil in a skillet or multi-cooker over medium high heat
- Brown chicken until fully cooked, using spoon or spatula to break up into crumbles
- Transfer chicken to slow cooker and add remaining ingredients
- Cover and cook on high for 2-4 hours or low for 4-8 to give flavors time to meld
- Serve with shredded cheese if desired
- Sift flour, baking powder and salt into large mixing bowl
- Cut cold butter into small cubes and then use a fork or a pastry cutter to "cut-in" to flour mixture until crumbly
- Slowly mix in beer while stirring until just combined
- Add cheese and stir to combine
- Drop by spoonfuls onto parchment lined cookie sheet
- Bake at 450 degrees for 9-11 minutes or until lightly golden brown
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Ready to start simmering up some more chili recipes?