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Chili Queen Chili

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2 lb. beef, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 lb. pork, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/4 C. suet
1/4 C. pork fat
3 medium onions, chopped
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 qt. water
4 ancho chiles, seeds and stems removed, chopped fine
1 Serrano chile, seeds and stems removed, chopped fine
6 dried red New Mexican chiles, seeds and stems removed, chopped fine
1 T. cumin seeds, freshly ground
2 T. Mexican oregano or regular oregano
Salt to taste

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