Soupbox Uncle Cal's Red Bean Chicken Chili

January 16, 2012 8:52:06 AM PST

    Soup:
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 6 cups tomatoes, chopped OR 3 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 4 tbsp Soupbox Signature chile powder (see below)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
  • 1 cup cooked red beans
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 16 ounces chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Warm the oil in a stock pot over medium heat. Add the onion and celery and sauté until softened, about 10 minutes. Add the garlic and the spices and cook till fragrant (about one minute) then add the tomatoes and the chicken stock. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Add the beans and the chicken. Return to a simmer and cook another 30 minutes to allow flavors to develop and chili to thicken. Taste and add salt or pepper as needed. Garnish as desired.

2005 G.D. Melton, Soupbox Inc.

    Soupbox Signature chile powder
  • 2 tbsp Ancho chili powder
  • 2 tbsp New Mexican chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Guajillo chili powder
  • 1 tsp Chipotle Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Chili powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp oregano

Makes about one cup

1996 G.D. Melton, Soupbox Inc.


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