Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Paleo Chicken Chili

In this recipe I used left over chicken on the bone that we had from the weekend.  I pulled all the meat from the bones, and set aside for this recipe.  

I tossed the chicken bones into the crockpot w/ veggies & water to make our next round of homemade chicken broth.

Crockpot - Homemade Chicken Broth 



Ingredients for Chicken Chili:
2lb Shredded cooked chicken
4 Carrots - Diced
2 Green Bell Peppers - Chopped
3 Garlic Cloves - Diced
1 Large Yellow Onion - Chopped
3 Cups Homemade Chicken Broth
1 - Jar 24 oz Bionaturae Organic Strained Tomatoes
1t Garam Masala
1/4t Chipotle Powder (Adds Smokiness & Spice - Optional)
1/4t Cracked Red Pepper (Adds Spice - Optional)
1t Onion Powder
1 Sprig Fresh Rosemary
1-2t Celtic Sea Salt
1T Bacon Lard
1T Coconut Oil
1 Large Sweet Potato - Peeled & Thinly Sliced

Directions:
  • Turn oven onto 425F
  • In a 5-7qt Cast Iron Dutch Oven - Melt bacon lard over medium heat
  • Add onion, rosemary sprig, and saute for 3-5 min
  • Toss Sweet Potatoes w/ 1T Coconut Oil and Put into Oven - Bake for 20-25 min
  • Add Bell Pepper, Carrots, Garlic, Sea Salt, Garam Masala, Chipotle Powder, Cracked Red Pepper and saute for additional 3-5 min
  • Toss in Shredded Chicken and saute for 5-7min
  • Add Tomato Sauce & Homemade Chicken Broth
  • Cover & Bring to Boil over High-Medium Heat
  • Remove Roasted Sweet Potatoes from Oven & Blend into Mashed Consistency
  • Remove Lid, Add sweet potato mixture into pot & stir
  • Leave lid off and simmer for 20-40 min (until desired thickness is achieved)

  • Enjoy! - The photos from my iphone don't do this justice.  I can't wait for my new camera to arrive in the next few weeks. 

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