Bison Chili

Healthy, Quick and Delicious Meals Made Easy

Chili may not be a traditional Chickasaw dish, but it is easy to prepare a tasty version using typical Chickasaw ingredients. Chef Steven Looney of the Aaimpa’ Café at the Chickasaw Cultural Center demonstrates how to make this satisfying family dish, a favorite of elder Rose Jefferson. He explains how to add the ingredients in the right order to layer the flavors and aromas to best effect. For more healthy eating tips from the Chickasaw Nation, visit