Drunk Deer Chili


When I cook, I usually just throw stuff together and there it is. I got so many requests for this drunk deer chili recipe, I had to write it down to be able to share it with others.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins


  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 pound ground venison

  • 1 pound cubed beef stew meat

  • 1 pound cubed pork stew meat

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

  • 3 tablespoons chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2 (14 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes, with juice

  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cubes beef bouillon, crumbled

  • ¼ cup Kentucky bourbon

  • 2 (12 fluid ounce) cans pilsner-style beer

  • 2 cups water


  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Cook venison, beef, and pork in melted butter until completely browned.

  2. Add onion and jalapeño; cook until tender. Stir in chili powder, cayenne pepper, and cumin.

  3. Stir in the stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, garlic, and beef bouillon. Pour bourbon, beer, and water into the mixture and stir. Bring chili to a boil.

  4. Cover pot and reduce heat to medium-low; simmer about 1 hour, stirring frequently.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

403 Calories
22g Fat
14g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 403
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 869mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 13mg 67%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 859mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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