One Pot Colorado Chili with Coffee Porter

Looking to spice up your weekend?

Chef Steven kicks it off right with this straight-forward chili Colorado recipe that you can make with only one pot. Made with Sun King‘s delicious When the Lights Go Out Coffee Porter. Follow along to find out how to make this delicious chili and click the link below to find the recipe if you want to try it for yourself.


For the Chili:

  1. In batches in a 6 qt sauce pan (or in the oven @ 375 until browned) brown the pork on all sides until golden.
  2. Remove pork from pan (or start with reserved pork fat from oven baked pork) and add onions, sauteing until translucent 4-6 min. Add garlic and cook for an additional 1 min.
  3. Add spices to onions and garlic and sautee for 2-3 min until oil has turned color and spices are very fragrant.
  4. Add When the Lights Go Out and Beef broth to cover (you might not need the whole 32 oz), simmer for 45 min to 1 hr or until pork is tender.
  5. Add water to cornstarch and add to simmering chili. Bring back to a simmer and season to taste.

To Serve:

  1. Heat Rice and Beans according to package directions.
  2. Warm or toast flour tortillas to taste.
  3. Top chili with cilantro, rice and beans, and enjoy!

Recipe Credit

Culinary Director Steven Unrue has been a chef in Indiana for the past 13 years. He’s skilled craftsmanship in the culinary arts has allowed him to work at many great Indianapolis restaurants and private dining facilities. Learning and mastering food and beverage pairing has been a huge focus of Steven’s and is what led him to Sun King Brewery & Spirits.

As Culinary Director, Steven is currently building a database of paired recipes for all of Sun King Brewery’s variety of unique beers and handcrafted spirits. He is passionate about teaching other local chefs on how best to pair Sun King beer with their dishes. He aspires to educate not only the Sun King staff but all of Sun King’s fans with the knowledge of food and beer and why each style of beer pairs so well with various dishes.