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Captain Morgan’s Caribbean Chili

BarbieBarbie Miller

If you want to make an unusual chili this is the recipe for you. A combination of beans, chicken, lime and lime zest, corn and a spicy kick have taken a prize at two chili contests... so go ahead and give it a try!


  • 2 1/2 lbs. chicken thigh, cubed
  • 4 smoked ham shanks
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cans white beans plus liquid
  • 3 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (10 oz.) bag frozen corn
  • 1 large white onion, rough chopped
  • 2 boxes low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 large cans of diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 Tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 3/4 cup Captain Morgan’s spiced rum
  • 1 jar orange marmalade jam
  • juice of 2-3 limes
  • zest from 2-3 limes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • cilantro, sour cream, cheese for garnishing
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This is outstanding chili if you are looking for something different. Get a flavor of the Islands with this one! This chili has won two chili contests! I am guessing they liked it... I hope you will too!



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  • Barbie

    by , September 19, 2013

    This chili, depending on how big the portion size is, can easily feed 15-20. Sorry I did not post the servings on the recipe.

  • Claudia Biespiel

    by , September 18, 2013

    How many does this serve???

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