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Hot Chicken Chili


INGREDIENTS
  1. 18 chicken wings
    Oil (for frying)
    1 quart tomatoes
    2 or 3 jalapeño peppers, chopped
    2 or 3 cups water
  2. Flour
    2 (16 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained
    Salt and pepper, to taste
    1 small onion, chopped
DIRECTIONS
  1. Roll chicken wings in flour and fry in hot oil until crisp. Transfer to serving platter.
  2. Remove seeds from jalapeño peppers and chop.
  3. Combine jalapeños, kidney beans and remaining ingredients in skillet where wings were fried (don’t throw the grease away).
  4. Heat thoroughly, pour over wings and serve.
  5. Makes 4 servings

Chili Trivia:


  • Chili is the official state food of Texas
  • Cincinnati Chili was inspired by Greek and Macedonian immigrants around the turn of the 20th century
  • The intensity of heat in the taste of the Chile peppers usually decreases as the size of the pepper increases

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