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A bowl of steak chili topped with sour cream and jalapenos.
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Steak Chili

Steak Chili is a delicious and hearty chili packed full of big pieces of steak instead of ground beef. Its perfect with your favorite toppings and great paired with cornbread.
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 2 pounds sirloin steak
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion (about 1 half of a large onion)
  • 1 TBS minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeno (seeds removed and minced)
  • 2 15 oz cans kidney beans (drained)
  • 2 14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 TBS chili powder
  • 1 TBS cumin
  • 1/2 TBS oregano
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper


  • Shredded Cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • Chopped up Krave Sweet Chipotle Beef Jerky
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Cilantro


  • Cut steak into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • In a large pot over medium high heat, heat 1 TBS of olive oil, add half of your steak pieces and cook for about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally to brown all sides. Remove from pan and add additional tablespoon of oil and remaining beef. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add chopped onion and minced garlic to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes until the onions are translucent.
  • Add in the jalapeno, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, beef broth and seasonings. **
  • Cook covered for about 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes or so until flavors are well blended.
  • Serve chili in individual bowls, topping each with sour cream, cheese and a sprinkle of chopped Sweet Chipotle Jerky.


**If cooking in a slow cooker, transfer everything now instead to a slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 3 hours.