*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Dark Chicken Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili                            Poultry
                 Stews                            Casseroles
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      tablespoon    Peanut oil
    2                    Ancho peppers
    1                    Chipotle pepper or another
                         Smoked chili pepper
    1      cup           Beef broth  -- defatted
    2                    Onions -- finely chopped
    2      pounds        Chicken meat -- skinless and
                         Boneless -- in large chunks
   40      milliliters   Gatlic -- minced
    2      teaspoons     Cumin seed ground
    1      teaspoon      Oregano -- dried
    1      teaspoon      Thyme -- dried
      1/2  teaspoon      Cinnamon -- ground
    1      cup           Dark beer
    1      tablespoon    Tomato paste
                         Salt to taste
                         Fresh ground pepper to taste
 
 In a heavy skillet,heat the oil until barely hot.Roast the pepper in the
 hot oil for 1 minute or less,just until they brown lightly.Remove the
 peppers from the oil and cool.Let oil remain in skillet.Stem and seed
 the cooked peppers,break into small pieces and grind in blender or spice
 grinder..
 Bring the broth to a boil and add the ground chilies.Remove from the
 heat and allow to steep while you proceed with the recipe...
 Add the onion to the oil remaining in the skillet.Cook until lightly
 browned.Add the chicken and stir until the meat loses its raw look.Add
 the garlic,cumin,oregano,thyme and cinnamon,and stir for another 10
 seconds.Add the broth chili mixture,beer and tomato paste.Bring to a
 boil and simmer 15 minutes.Season to taste with salt and pepper.Adjust
 seasoning and serve immediately over warm rice and/or beans...Makes 6
 servings....
 
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