*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Texas/two Fingers Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      tablespoons   Oil -- vegetable
    3      pounds        Beef -- coarse grind
    2                    Garlic cloves
    5      tablespoons   Red chile,mild -- ground
    1      tablespoon    Cumin
    1 1/2  teaspoons     Cayenne pepper
    1      tablespoon    Oregano,dried -- pref. Mexican
    1      tablespoon    Salt
    2      cups          Tequila
    6      cups          Water
      1/2  cup           Corn flour (masa harina)
    2      tablespoons   Chile caribe
    1      teaspoon      Hot pepper sauce -- liquid
 
 1. Heat the oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high heat. Add the meat to the
pot. Break up any lumps with a fork and cook, stirring occasionally, until the
meat is evenly browned.~ 2. Stir in the garlic, ground chile, cumin, cayenne
pepper, oregano, salt, tequila, water, and corn flour (masa harina). Bring to a
boil, then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 1 1/2 hours.~ 3. Taste
and adjust seasonings. If desired, add the crushed chile pepper and the optional
hot pepper sauce and simmer, uncovered, for 1/2 hour longer.~
 
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