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Franklin County Shrimp Chili

If you can’t make it to Franklin County Florida this weekend for the SGI Charity Chili Cook-off, try this seafood chili recipe to bring a little Franklin County to you!   

Franklin County Shrimp Chili


2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
3 large yellow onions, chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1/4 cup jalapeño chiles, diced
1  15-ounce can diced tomatoes
6  12-ounce cans spicy light red chili beans
1 cup catsup
1 tablespoon dark chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
2 cups Franklin County fresh shrimp, cleaned and deveined
4 teaspoons sour cream
4 wedges lime
fresh cilantro sprigs
kosher salt and black pepper to taste

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions, garlic and poblano chilies; sauté until just tender. Add tomatoes, chili beans and spices; simmer 30 minutes over medium heat. Heat remaining olive oil in a skillet; add shrimp and sauté until opaque. Stir shrimp into chili and heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve in bowls garnished with sour cream, lime juice and cilantro sprigs.

6 servings

Recipe courtesy Florida Department of Agrilculture –

Posted on Mar 2, 2012 at 9:26 AM


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