Wild Turkey Chili

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Wild Turkey Chili and Cheddar Biscuits
Wild Turkey Chili and Cheddar Biscuits

Wild turkey chili is one of my favorite dishes that my mother used to make on those cold winter evenings back in the Adirondacks. The greatest thing is that this is one wild game dish that my wife cannot resist.


1. Brine Turkey for 8-12 hours (great article here on the NWTF page.)

2. Season and cook turkey

Wild Turkey Chili Ingredients-

2 Tablespoons of olive oil

1 large onion

2 teaspoons of cumin

5 cloves of garlic minced

2 chopped jalapenos

8 oz can of jalapenos with juice

4-4.5 cups of chicken broth

1+ pound of cooked turkey

3 cans of cannellini beans (drained and rinsed)

2 Tablespoons of minced oregeno

1/3 cup of fresh cliantro

1/4 cup of cornmeal

Shredded Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, and lime wedges for serving

1. Saute onion in oil, salt and pepper until softened (5-7 minutes)

2. Add cumin, garlic, and jalapenos

3. Transfer to slow cooker and add 3.5 cups of broth

4. Mix cornmeal with .5 cups of broth. Stir into soup

5. Cover and cook for 3 hours. Thin with more broth if desired.

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