Over The Top Chili

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Over The Top Chili Technique

Recipe or Technique?

Over the Top Chili is 100% a technique and is extremely simple. It is simply the technique of smoking meat over the chili sauce that you have created. Once the meat is cooked, simply pull apart, crumble, or cut up the meat to be placed in the chili sauce to finish cooking at a low temperature. This near effortless technique will render an amazing smoke kissed chili that everyone will enjoy.

Below you will find our technique and we stress that you can use any meat that you desire over top of the chili. We have used this technique with ground sausage, pork shoulder, and the flat of a brisket. Just ensure that you are cooking the meat thoroughly and maintaining moisture in the chili sauce.

What You'll Need:


  • Smoker or Charcoal Grill (using indirect heat method)

  • Sharp knives

  • Chopping board

  • Spatula

  • Colander

  • Large bowl

  • Dutch oven or casserole dish that can be used in a smoker/grill

  • Cooking grate that sits on the Dutch Oven

  • Meat Thermometer


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