Chili recipes

Recipes for probably the most famous Mexican or Tex-Mex dish, chilli con carne. Here you can find recipes for beef chilli, chicken chilli, bean chilli and many more, from mild to extra hot, all of them delicious and easy to make.

Chilaquiles with tomatillo and ancho chilli salsa recipe 

Another easy to make Mexican dish that makes use of left over, stale corn tortillas. The tortillas are quartered and fried until crispy, then cooked in a homemade tomatillo and ancho chile salsa together with cooked chicken. This dish is served with sour cream, Mexican Cotija cheese and lime wedges. Note that you can omit the chicken if you like. 
Tags: ancho chile, corn tortillas, garlic, tomatillos, coriander 

Hot and creamy Peri Peri chicken strips recipe 

A simple, hot and creamy chicken recipe. Chicken strips are stir fried with onion and bell peppers in a creamy hot Peri Peri sauce, then served on top of rice.
Tags: garlic, onion, chicken breast, Peri Peri hot sauce, double cream 

Cheese enchiladas recipe 

One of the most popular, tastiest enchilada dishes, cheese enchiladas are corn tortillas filled with cheese, onion and enchilada sauce, topped with even more cheese and enchilada sauce and baked in the oven until the cheese is melted. This dish can be served with Mexican fried rice, refried beans and typical Mexican condiments such as sour cream and guacamole for a perfect meal.
Tags: corn tortillas, cheddar cheese, onion, enchilada sauce, sour cream 

Peri Peri hot chicken stir fry recipe 

A simple, delicious stir fry chicken dish made with the hot version of the famous Peri Peri sauce and lots of vegetables. The dish can be ready in under 30 minutes and can be served with steamed or fried rice. 
Tags: chicken breast, garlic, ginger, Peri Peri sauce, green beans 
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Peri Peri sauce (mild version) recipe 

This is the mild, yet equally tasty version of the famous Peri Peri sauce. It is very easy to make and makes a mild version of the sauce that even children can eat.
Tags: chile peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, oregano 

Peri Peri chicken wings recipe 

Delicious and easy to make, sweet, sticky Peri Peri (also called piri piri) chicken wings, perfect as an appetizer.
Tags: chicken wings, chili peppers, garlic, lemon, honey 

Homemade chilli powder recipe 

A recipe for a homemade chilli powder, easy to make, great for marinades, chillies or any Mexican or Tex-Mex dish that requires a bit of heat. You can adjust the quantity of any of the ingredients according to your liking.
Tags: cayenne pepper, paprika, oregano, cumin seeds, garlic powder 

Simple beef chili (no beans, just beef) recipe 

One of the easiest beef chilli recipes, great to use as a hot-dog topping. This one does not use any beans, just beef, chillies and the necessary spices.
Tags: ground beef, onion, garlic, chipotle chiles, beef stock 
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Chilaquiles recipe 

Chilaquiles are fried corn tortillas cooked in red or green salsa and served with cheese or other condiments. They are typically served for breakfast together with eggs, beans and nopalitos (a Mexican vegetable).
Tags: corn tortillas, red chile salsa, salsa verde, cheese, red onion 

Peri Peri sauce recipe 

Peri peri sauce is a chili based sauce, perfect for marinating meat, especially chicken. This sauce was made famous from the Peri Peri chicken recipe of the famous Nando's restaurants. The ingredients in the sauce can be adjusted to your liking (adding more or less hot pepper, oregano, garlic and lemon juice to adjust personal preferences).
Tags: chile peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, cayenne pepper, garlic 
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