Venison Chili Recipe

January 31, 2018

Venison Chili Recipe

Looking for the perfect dish to feature on Game Day? Try our spicy and delicious Venison Chili! 


Venison Chili Recipe - Printable Recipe

  • ½ C bacon – chopped – 4-5 strips
  • 2 LB ground venison
  • 1 LB venison stew – ask the butcher to cube for Chili
  • 2 TBSP Lane’s ancho espresso rub (optional)
  • 1 spanish onion – chopped
  • 2 carrots or 1.5 C – shredded
  • ¼ C garlic – minced
  • 1 poblano pepper – diced
  • 4 TBSP cumin
  • 3 TBSP paprika
  • 3 TBSP chili powder
  • 1 6oz can tomato paste
  • 2 C red cooking wine
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Cook bacon until crispy. Using a slotted spoon, remove the bacon and set aside for garnishing the chili at the end.
  2. Season the venison with Lane’s Ancho Espresso rub or salt & pepper. Sear until meat is browned on all sides in the rendered bacon fat.
  3. Add the onion, carrots, garlic, pepper & spices. Cook covered for 40 mins on medium/low heat or at a low simmer.
  4. Add tomato paste, red wine & maple syrup. Cook uncovered for 20 minutes or until liquid has reduced by about half.
  5. Add diced tomatoes and cook covered until the venison cubes become tender, about 2-3 hours.
  6. Add the beans and enjoy!








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