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Chilli Con Carne


With Brett McGregor

Chilli Con Carne

Serves 4
Cost per person $4.98
 
Ingredients
3 tbsp oil - divided measure
500g beef mince
1 onion - diced
1 star anise
4 cloves of garlic - sliced
2 green chillies - sliced
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
2 tbsp tomato puree'
350ml red wine
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
500ml beef stock
400g kidney beans - drained and rinsed

Method
Brown the mince in batches over a high heat using half the oil.
Once the meat is browned, remove from pan and set aside.
Add a little water and scrape any leftover bits and pieces from the pan and place with the mince.
Lower the heat to medium and add the remaining oil to the same pan. Then add the onions and star anise.
Cook until the onions are beginning to colour then add the garlic and chilli.
Cook for a further 5 minutes but be careful not to burn the garlic.
Now add the cumin, chilli powder and paprika, stir to combine.
When the room becomes fragrant, add tomato puree and combine well to coat everything.
Just as it is beginning to catch on the bottom of the pan throw in the mince with all the juices and mix together.
When everything is evenly combined add the red wine and Worcester sauce and let the liquid reduce by 1/2.
Add the tomatoes, stock and season with salt and pepper.
Cook for at least an hour or until it has reduced to a nice thick sauce.

(Broadcast 24 July 2012)


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