Easy Chicken & Chorizo Chili

Easy Chicken & Chorizo Chili
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins


Create and enjoy less time in the kitchen and more time with your family and friends with CURLY’S BBQ that was cooked for hours, but is ready in minutes for you!


2 tbsp Olive oil
1 Curly’s BBQ Sauceless Pulled Chicken
1/2 lb Ground pork chorizo, cooked
1 Yellow onion, diced
2 Garlic cloves, minced
1 cup Beer
1/3 cup Chili powder
1 tbsp Dried oregano
1/4 tsp Ground cinnamon
2 Bay leaves
1 28-ounce Can fire roasted tomatoes
2 cups Chicken stock
1 cup Tomato puree
1 15-ounce Navy beans, rinsed
Shredded cheddar cheese, for garnish
Sour cream, for garnish
Fresh cilantro, for garnish
Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make

  1. In a large heavy pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, salt and pepper to the pot. Stir to combine and cook until the onion has softened about five minutes.
  3. Next, add the beer and bring the mixture to a boil.
  4. Cook until the liquid has completely evaporated. Add in the chili powder, oregano, and cinnamon. Stir and all the spices to bloom for about a minute. Stir in the bay leaves, diced tomatoes, chicken stock and tomato puree.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce to a simmer.
  6. Continue to cook until the liquid has slightly evaporated and the chili begins to thicken about 20 minutes.
  7. Next, add Curly’s BBQ Sauceless Pulled Chicken, chorizo and beans to the pot. Stir and continue to cook for additional 10 minutes or until everything has warmed through. Serve the chili in bowls and garnish with toppings!