As promised, here is the winning recipe from the World Chili Cookoff!

Winning Recipe



Printable Recipe


3 lbs of tri-tip cubed
1  8 oz. can tomato sauce
1 15 oz can of chicken broth
1/8 tsp. red pepper powder
1 tsp. chicken base
2 Tbsp. Gebhardt’s chili powder
2 Tbsp. Ray’s brand chili powder
1 15 oz. can beef broth
1 Tbsp. Ray’s brand onion powder
1 whole jalapeño seeded and halved

½ tsp. white pepper

1 packet Sazon goya seasoning
½ tsp. salt
3 Tbsp. Gebhart’s chili powder
1 Tbsp. Ray’s brand garlic powder
2 Tbsp. Ray’s brand cumin

¼ tsp. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. New Mexico light chili powder
1 tsp. Ray’s brand cumin
2 Tbsp. New Mexico light chili powder

1 Tbsp. Gebhardt’s chili powder
Thicken with arrow root
salt or brown sugar to taste
tomato sauce if needed


Brown cut up tri-tip in pot until gray in color.  Add the next 9 ingredients, bring it to a boil, cover and simmer for one hour.
Add the next 7 ingredients and cook for another 30 minutes before adding the brown sugar, New Mexico light chili powder and cumin. Continue to simmer pot for another 30 minutes.
20 minutes before turn in add the remaining ingredients adjusting taste with the salt or brown sugar and tomato sauce if needed.



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