50 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 30
  • 4 Rating Star 11
  • 2 Rating Star 4
  • 1 Rating Star 3
  • 3 Rating Star 2

Peanut butter, mango chutney and lime juice - in chili?! Yes, and it's delicious! This incredibly quick and easy - yet quite nontraditional - chili is a perfect antidote to fancy holiday meals and works equally well using chopped leftover turkey. 'Eat it again, Sam'!

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, combine the cubed ham, brown sugar, allspice, mango chutney, lime juice, peanut butter, raisins, chick peas, chili beans, and diced tomatoes with chilies. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for 15 to 20 minutes, until thoroughly heated.

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Nutrition Facts

609.8 calories; 28.15 g protein; 90.31 g carbohydrates; 17.63 g fat; 33.45 mg cholesterol; 1911.65 mg sodium.Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

04/05/2008
We love to try new chili recipes and this was great! I didn't use raisins (don't like) and used an apple/pineapple chutney I had leftover from another recipe. Put it in the slow cooker for about 5 hours. Thanks for the recipe!
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Most helpful critical review

01/31/2011
Very.... Twangy. If you have a real sweet tooth and want to try something different go for it. I followed the recipe to the letter and found it unpalatable.
(4)
50 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 30
  • 4 Rating Star 11
  • 2 Rating Star 4
  • 1 Rating Star 3
  • 3 Rating Star 2
04/05/2008
We love to try new chili recipes and this was great! I didn't use raisins (don't like) and used an apple/pineapple chutney I had leftover from another recipe. Put it in the slow cooker for about 5 hours. Thanks for the recipe!
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04/23/2003
I tried this recipe on a whim - it was too weird to pass up! I really thought I had a "let's order pizza" recipe when it was cooking but the taste is AWESOME! My husband says I have to make it again (I might try the chicken next time) and even my 18-month old liked it (although it's a bit spicy). Reheating leftovers at work resulted in a bunch of people asking for the recipe! Thanks!
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04/22/2003
As a birthday dinner Casablanca Chili was attractively bizarre. I do admit that at first sight this cuisine is aesthetically repulsive. However give it a chance and these random ingredients will make your mouth water. For those sophomoric chefs Mango Chutney could be quite new. It makes the meal. Embellish. Move out of your comfort zone here folks good things will happen. Optomism and variety are healthy additions to your lifestyle.
(13)
05/08/2009
Yum! This got two thumbs up last night!I did make a couple changes - first off my hubby is allergic to peanuts (peanut butter peanut oil etc)so I substituted cashew butter. Also sauteed 1/2 small onion diced before adding the other ingredients (next time might add a clove of garlic minced too);finally I used 2 cans of garbanzos because I didn't have the chile beans. This is a keeper - as others have said don't be scared off by the ingredient list - it all comes together beautifully!
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04/13/2004
Amazingly awesome chili!!! People I shared this recipe with were skeptical until they tried it. I was even worried about making chili with peanut butter but I followed the recipe to the letter & it was wonderful. Next time I might spice it up with a hotter mango chutney (or just use more). Thanks for a great recipe!
(8)
03/18/2007
What a delicious easy recipe! I didn't have mango chutney so I added mango preserves diced jalepenos a little habanero sauce and about 1/2 tsp cinnamon. Thank you for this "keeper". By the way my kids (2 and 3) love it as well.
(7)
04/23/2003
An unusual "chili" with a marvelous and different taste. We served it with a rice/onion pilaf that was a perfect accompaniment.
(7)
01/11/2010
It's not your typical chili but very satisfyting and just plain fun! A great way to use up leftover Christmas ham.
(6)
04/23/2003
With ingredients like these I had to try it - and have been raving about it ever since. The most unique flavor that is very impressive wherever you take it. Great flavor and surprising heat!
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