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Chili Queen Chili


This is, according to the legend, one of San Antonio chili queen's original recipe.



  1. Lightly flour the beef and pork cubes. Quickly cook in the suet and pork fat, stirring often.
  2. Add onions and garlic and sauté until they are tender and limp.
  3. Remove all pieces of fat. Add the water to the mixture and simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Grind the chiles in a blender or molcajete. Add to the meat mixture.
  5. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for an additional 2 hours.
  6. Skim off any fat that rises, then serve.


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