Venison Chili



  1. Trim fat from meat.
  2. Cut meat into 1/2-inch pieces.
  3. In a Dutch oven heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add meat, half at a time and cook until brown.
  5. Remove meat from Dutch oven and drain fat.
  6. In the same Dutch oven heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat.
  7. Add onion, celery, garlic, jalapeno chile pepper, dried oregano (if using), chili powder, paprika, cumin, salt, and black pepper and cook and stir 5 minutes.
  8. Add beer and bring to boiling.
  9. Boil gently 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  10. Add meat and undrained tomatoes.
  11. Return to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 45 to 60 minutes.
  12. Stir in red sweet pepper and black beans.
  13. Return to simmering.
  14. Cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  15. Stir in lime juice, cilantro, parsley, and fresh oregano (if using).