Shredded Chuckie Chili and Beer Bread

Discussion in 'Side Items' started by gunner69, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. gunner69

    gunner69 Meat Mopper

    So I had a fair amount of Shredded Chuckie left over and decided to make a chili, gumbo type thing.. Not sure exactly what to call it other than darn good... To go with it I made up a bacth of Cowgirls Drum Beer Bread with Jalepenos and Sharp Chedder.. I think I should have brushed the top with a little egg wash since I did it in the oven but either way it tastes phenominal...

    Couple Yellow Onions, Some Carrots, Celery, Red Bell Pepper, and Garlic all sauted down.

    Couple pounds of Hamburger, couple finely chopped Chipotles, Red Pepper flakes, Chilli Powder, Cumin, SW spice(can't remember what was in it have to look at my recipe the next time I make it), Fiar amount of the rub that I used on the Chuckies originally(Ron's In The House), Salt n Pepper. Simmered it all down deglazed the pan with some good Merlot.

    Then into the Crockpot she goes. Along with ~2lbs of Shredded Chuckie and 2 cans of Fire Rosted tomatoes, and 6oz of Tomato paste,Topped with 1 box of Low Sodium Beef Stock.

    Simmered for about 4 hours topped with some cheese and Sour Cream. Served over some Uncle Ben's Wild Rice

    Beer Bread. I mixed in about 1/4 of Chopped pickled Jalepenos and a couple handfuls of Sharp Shredded Cheddar. Baked it in a 300F oven for about 1 15min.

    Sorry for the poor picture quality I think my camera is giving up the ghost.
  2. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks delicious Gunner...[​IMG]
  3. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great.[​IMG]
  4. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That looks perfect for a cold winter day! There's always a use for leftover chuck and pulled pork.[​IMG]
  5. memphisbud

    memphisbud Smoke Blower

    That's a great spin on Chili! Never have used wine in mine, may have to try. Great job! [​IMG]
  6. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice job Gunner...looks awesome...
  7. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

  8. jak757

    jak757 Smoking Fanatic Group Lead

    I'd call it Chuck Chilbo (I guess it comes from seeing Tim Tebow this morning on ESPN)......

    Looks like a winner to me. So many ways you can make chili... I like your take on it!!

  9. gunner69

    gunner69 Meat Mopper

    Was he crying like a school girl again??
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I really like that chilli and that bread looks great and you say that's cowgirl recipe can you post it for us out here that missed it. Now I have never used wine in chilli either so what does it add to it???
  11. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Yummy looking' eats
  12. gunner69

    gunner69 Meat Mopper

    Bread recipe is super simple...

    3c Self-Rising flour
    12oz room temp beer
    pinch of Kosher salt

    I added in 1/4c of diced pickled jalepenos
    and a couple of big handfuls of Sharp Cheddar

    I think if I do this in the over again I would brush it with a egg wash.. If I was doing it in the smoker I dont think you would need to.
  13. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You can sure shoot from the hip, great looking meal. Lots of great flavors and textures. Congrats my friend.
  14. gunner69

    gunner69 Meat Mopper

    I think deglazing the burger pan with the merlot added a whole new lair of flavor to it.. Since it was a fairly "dry" Merlot the tannins also added a tartness to it as well.
  15. pignit

    pignit Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


  16. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great Gunner! I'm glad you liked the bread... I like the sound of the cheese and peppers. Your chili looks fantastic too![​IMG]
  17. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I need to quit looking at all this Qview when I am starving.
  18. timtimmay

    timtimmay Action Team

    Fantastic, looks delicious.

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