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A weathered wood back drop with a red, white, green, and black tartan plaid fabric is the backdrop for this photo. A black and silver Instant Pot Pressure Cooker with Instant Pot Spicy Chili is on the right hand side of the photo, slightly out of frame. A silver and black ladle is holding a ladle full of chili out of the Instant Pot and a white hand is just visible coming out of the left hand side of the frame. A bottle of Head Country Hot and Spicy Bar-B-Q sauce is on the left hand side of the Instant Pot and a bottle of Head Country Bar-B-Q High Plains Heat championship seasoning is beside the bottle of bar-b-q on the left hand side.

Instant Pot Spicy Chili Recipe

This Easy Chili Recipe is spicy, delicious, and made in the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker in only 25 minutes! Fast and easy Game Day Chili! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Chili Recipe, Game Day Chili Recipe, Instant Pot Spicy Chili Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 cups
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef or venison
  • 3/4 cups Head Country Bar-B-Q Hot & Spicy Sauce
  • 28 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 cup beef bone broth
  • 2 tbsp Head Country High Plains Heat Championship Seasoning
  • 2 tbsp dried minced onion
  • 1 tbsp fresh minced garlic
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 10 oz cans Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilis NOT drained - mild, medium, or hot
  • 1 14.5oz can red kidney beans drained

Instructions

Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker Instructions:

  1. Place the lean ground beef or venison in the Instant Pot and add in the Head Country High Plains Heat Seasoning, dried minced onion, salt, chili powder, paprika, fresh minced garlic, and garlic salt.

  2. Use a spatula or meat muddler to break the meat into small pieces and set the Instant Pot to the Saute mode. 

  3. Continue sautéing the meat, using a spatula or meat muddler to continue breaking the meat into small pieces as you mix the seasonings in.

  4. Saute the meat until it is fully cooked, then turn the Instant Pot off. 

  5. Add in two cans of Diced Tomatoes with Green Chiles, undrained.

  6. Drain the can of red kidney beans then add them to the ingredients in the Instant Pot.

  7. Add in the Head Country Bar-B-Q Hot & Spicy sauce, the tomato sauce, and the beef bone broth.

  8. Stir all ingredients together, then place the lid on the Instant Pot and lock it into place. 

  9. Set the steam release valve into the sealing position, then select the Bean/Chili feature. 

  10. Adjust the cook setting to 15 minutes on high pressure and allow the Instant Pot to do it's job.

  11. Once the cooking cycle is complete, quick release the pressure by turning the steam release valve to the venting position.

  12. Carefully remove the lid, give the Chili a good stir, and serve with your desired toppings. 

Slow Cooker Instructions:

  1. Brown the meat in a skillet with the spices and seasonings, using a meat muddler or spatula to break the meat into tiny pieces.


  2. Place the meat in the cooked meat in a 4 quart or larger slow cooker and add in all other ingredients.

  3. Stir well and place the lid on the slow cooker.

  4. Cook on high 4 hours or low 6 hours. 

Recipe Notes

Some great toppings for this chili include: Sour cream, shredded cheddar, American, Colby, or Pepper jack cheese, sliced jalapeños, diced red onion, and corn chips.