Queen Anne Guest House

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Queen Anne Guest House wins Chili Contest!


The Queen Anne Guest House, an award winning Bed and Breakfast, wins first place in Best Overall category in the 2011 Galena Bible Church Chili Contest! Competition was high with 11 entries but the contestants were having a great time tasting alot of great chilis! Mike Reese, innkeeper of the Queen Anne Guest House, created the chili recipe, Black Bean and Chicken Chili and is happy to share the recipe.

Black Bean and Chicken Chili

2 T olive oil

1 T Riley's (all purpose) seasoning

2 pounds cubed Chicken breast

3 14 1/2 oz. cans of chicken broth

1 14 1/2 oz  can diced tomatoes

1  14 1/2 oz. can diced tomatoes with green chilies

1 6 oz.  can tomato paste

1 16oz.  can refried beans

3 15 oz. cans black beans (rinse somewhat)

1 large diced red pepper

1 large diced onion

1-2 cloves crushed garlic

1 T Amish all purpose (herb) seasoning

1/2 t. cumin

1/2 t. chili powder

12-24 drops hot sauce

1/2 t. crushed red pepper

1/2 t. cayenne pepper

1/3 cup chopped  mild banana peppers

1/2 t. Liquid smoke

2/3 cup fresh Spinach, chopped

1/4 cup fresh Cilantro

Saute chicken, onion, red pepper and garlic together in large skillet with 1 T Riley's seasonings and 2 T olive oil.  Add all other ingredients in large pot and place sauted items in pot.  Bring to boil then simmer 20-30 minutes.







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info@queenanneguesthouse.com 200 Park Avenue | Galena IL 61036 | 815-777-3849 | info@queenanneguesthouse.com