Hobo Chicken Chili with Corn Bread

From S06E01 of The Simpsons “Bart of Darkness”

Hobo Chicken Chili with Corn Bread

Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 serving


For The Chili

  • 3 tsps paprika smoky
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 chicken breast
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into pieces
  • 3 jalapeno pepper , seeded
  • 1 onion large
  • 1 can corn kernels
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 28 oz tomato crushed cans
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic heaping
  • salt

For The Corn Bread

  • 1 1/2 cups corn meal
  • 2 1/2 cups milk skim
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 egg
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil


  • Preheat your oven to 350F.
  • Thoroughly mix all bread ingredients together in a large mixing bowl, then poor into a greased 9x13" baking dish. Bake in oven at 350F for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cut the peppers, onion and chicken into 1" pieces. Try to keep the chicken thin instead of cubed.
  • Heat oil in a large pot on medium then add chicken and spices. Stir to fully coat then cook til no longer pink- 3-5 minutes. Remove chicken with a slotted spoon to keep juices, set chicken aside.
  • Add onions and garlic to pot, season with salt and saute til onions begin to soften. Then add jalapenos and continue to saute another couple minutes, then add green peppers and saute another 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add beer, tomatoes, corn and bean and bring to a boil. Stir in chicken and once chili returns to a boil reduce heat to medium low and allow to simmer un covered for 20-30 minutes.
  • Cut Corn bread into 12 pieces, serve chili with a piece of corn bread halved and spread with butter.