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Sriracha Turkey Chili (Crockpot)

Who’s excited for the Patriots game this weekend? Ok you got me, not me. I’m not a football fan but everyone around me is. My husband is a huge New England Patriots fan. Footnall Sundays I cook and we have family and friends over and make a day of it. With this upcoming Sunday being the first Sunday of the season the Patriots play I’ll be making a batch of my Sriracha Turkey Chili.

I make this dish a lot during football season. My husband loves it and it’s really easy to make. I make it in my crockpot so all I have to do is brown the turkey, boil my corn, and chop up my veggies. Which brings me to another great thing about this recipe. It’s loaded with veggies like carrots, celery, bell peppers, and jalapeños. The kidney and black beans make this a complete nutritious meal the whole family can enjoy.

I developed this recipe years ago when I was looking for a meal I could make a big batch of for football Sunday. I used Sriracha because it was the only hot sauce I had in my fridge at the time. Everyone loved it and it became a hit. Since then, it’s not just for football Sunday but very often during the winter and it’s a must for our Super Bowl parties.

Since now we have a baby in the house I’ve had to change the way I make this recipe a bit so that she can enjoy it too. I always would throw all of the ingredients together in the crockpot and let all the flavors simmer together while cooking on low. Now I hold off on adding the jalapeños and Sriracha until the end. I cook everything ok high for 3-3.5 hours. I take out a good amount for the baby. Then I add the jalapeños and Sriracha and turn the crockpot to low and leave it for another hour. At first I thought this would alter the flavor but doesn’t. It’s still just as spicy and tasty.

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Sriracha Turkey Chili (Crockpot)

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10
Angelica Arias The Peachee Pear

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 1 15 oz can kidney beans
  • 1 15 oz can black beans
  • 2 corn on the cob
  • 4 carrots
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 3 jalapeno peppers
  • 5 bell peppers (2 green, 3 multicolored)
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 5 green onions
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp pink salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • desired toppings like cheese, cilantro, green onions, sour cream, avoado, chips, etc.

Instructions

  1. Start with dicing your white onion, carrots, celery, and bell peppers. 

  2. Fill a pot with water, add corn on cob and bring to a boil on high heat until corn is tender.  

  3. Grease cooking pan with olive oil and sauté white onion on medium-high heat for 2 minutes.  

  4. Add ground turkey and cook until brown, for about 10 minutes. 

  5. While turkey is cooking drizzle with apple cider vinegar and salt and pepper to taste. 

  6. Remove corn from water and let cool. 

  7. While corn cools off a bit, place in crockpot cooked turkey, kidney beans, black beans, diced carrots, celery and bell pepper. 

  8. Cut corn kernels off of cob and add to crockpot. 

  9. Add four cups of water and stir all ingredients together. Turn crockpot on to high. 

  10. Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, dried parsley, salt and pepper and stir.

  11. Cook chili on high for 3 hours. Add chopped garlic, green onions, and cilantro. Let simmer for another 10 minutes.

  12. If you are feeding this to kids or someone that doesn't eat spicy foods remove enough portions for them at this point. Keep chili warm.

  13. Add Sriracha and chopped jalapeno peppers. 

  14. Turn crockpot down to low and cook for another hour. 

  15. Serve immediately and add desired toppings like cheese, sour cream, cilantro, green onions, avocado, chips, etc. 

Easy, tasty and healthy turkey chili. Made in the crockpot and spiced with Sriracha. Must add this one to your fall recipes!

12 Comments

  1. I have tasted Turkey only once, and loved it actually.. I loved your recipe, shall try it sometime soon. Thanks for sharing

    1. I love turkey too and it’s so healthy! Thank you! Please Share if you try it! 😊

  2. This will be a recipe we will have to try when we have people over soon. I love crock pot meals for parties. It allows me more time to focus on cleaning the house.

    1. Yes it’s a great recipe to make for a party or if you’re having friends over. I love crockpot meals for the same reason! Lol

  3. Yum! We have chili in our household at least twice a month, I will definantly be giving this a try! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Omg we have chili a lot too during fall and winter. It’s my go to dish! Thank you! Hope you like it! Let me know how it turns out! 😊

  4. This sounds delicious! I love a good bowl of chili, especially going into fall and winter.

    1. Thank you! Chili is so comforting during the cold seasons!

  5. Aya

    You made this recipe by yourself? WOOOOW! This sure looks delicious and spicy – something that my husband would love! I’m gonna share this recipe to him cause between the two of us, he is the better cook. XD

    1. thank you! hope you guys enjoy it!!let me know how you like it!

  6. Marissa ~ Diytified

    This sounds amazing and perfect soup/chili for fall season. I’ve been looking for creative ways to introduce ground turkey into our diet because its’ cheaper so I pinned this recipe for later.

    1. thank you! turkey is great and I find it pretty tasty! very versatile too!

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