Coffee Mug Chili

  • BBQ Type: Grill
  • Fuel: Charcoal
  • Cooking Time: 45 min to 1 h
  • Makes 4 to 6 portions

Ingredients

Beef

  • 2 lb - Ground beef
  • ¼ cup - Worcestershire Sauce
  • ½ tbsp - Black Pepper

Chili

  • 2 cup - Pinto beans
  • 28 oz - Diced tomatoes
  • 1 Medium onion, diced
  • ¼ cup - Ketchup
  • ¾ cup - Black Coffee
  • ¼ cup - Beer
  • 2 tbsp - Chili powder
  • 2 tsp - Oregano
  • 1 tsp - Cumin
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tbsp - BBQ seasonings
  • 1 tbsp - Lime juice

Toppings

  • 1 cup - Cheddar cheese
  • Your favorite hot sauce (optional)

Additional Equipment

  • 6 Ceramic coffee mugs
  • Wood chips for smoking, preferably apple and/or hickory
  • Heat resistant BBQ gloves

Preparation

  1. Preheat your grill for indirect cooking;
  2. Combine the ground beef with the worcestershire sauce and ½ tbsp of ground black pepper; Divide into 4 equal patties and place them on the grill for indirect; Toss a handful of wood chips onto hot coals for smoking and close the lid; Cook for 20 minutes at 250°F;
  3. In a large container, crush the beef patties until you get chunks of ½ inch thick then add all Chili ingredients and mix;
  4. Fill the coffee mugs with chili and place them on the grill grate for indirect cooking; Close the lid and cook for 45 minutes at 250°F; Top each mugs with shredded cheddar cheese and close the lid for another 10 minutes;
  5. Using heat resistant BBQ gloves, remove the mugs from the grill and let the them cool down for 15 minutes before serving; Top with your favorite hot sauce (optional).

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