If you are using protein, you will coat the protein with spices and sear off first.
For shrimp & chicken, remove the protein from the pot & set aside after searing.
For ground beef, just continue to the next step.
Add chopped onion & garlic first and sweat for a few minutes.
Be sure to season with salt & pepper during this step.
Add the rest of your veggies of choice & spices and cook off a bit.
Be sure to season with salt/pepper again.
Add more if necessary spices & stir and cook another couple minutes.
Add beer and let reduce for 3 minutes.
Add canned tomato, cooked beans & if you want it a bit spicy you can chop some chilis (jalapeño, serano, etc.) & add that, too.
Re-season to taste with salt/pepper & simmer for 20 minutes
Re-season if necessary after 20 minutes & serve with pico de gallo, sour cream and lime
As with all of our recipes, this one s meat to be cooked with your senses. The ingredient portions are forgiving and you can feel free to swap out ingredients for what you like best or have available.