Sloppy Kanaka Chili (Hawaiian Chili Sloppy Joe)

Chef Alvanette Kauwalu
Meet the Chef!
Chef Alvanette Kauwalu
This island girl, hula dancer, chef & entrepreneur has been entertaining ohana and friends with her island style culinary talents since she was nine. Her passion for food continued to grow as she worked for the family catering company and later completed culinary schooling in Japan. Chef Alva recently opened the first Hawaiian restaurant in Lakeside, CA, Hawaii’s Island Eatery.
Recipe Details

2 (6-packs) KING'S HAWAIIAN Hamburger Buns

2 lbs Lean Ground Beef

4 Garlic Cloves, mince

2 Green Bell Peppers, chopped

1 Celery Stalk, chopped

1/4 C Cajun Seasoning Mix

1 28oz Can Chili Beans

1 8oz Can Tomato Paste

3 C Water

6 Tbsp Chili Powder

2 tsp Paprika

Step 1
In a large pot, brown ground beef with salt. When meat is fully cooked drain the excess fat and set aside till needed.
Step 2
Using the same pot, add cooking oil and sauté garlic, onions, bell peppers & celery until tender.
Step 3
Mix in meat and be careful not to over mix.
Step 4
Add tomato paste, water, chili beans, chili powder, Cajun seasoning, paprika and mix.
Step 5
Bring to a boil for 2 minutes, be careful not to burn. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer, covered, for 1.5 hours.
Step 6
Serve “Sloppy Joe” style, on lightly toasted KING'S HAWAIIAN Hamburger Buns.

Chef Alvanette Kauwalu says:

Tip: Chili is best made a day ahead.

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