Chili is a spicy stew containing chili peppers, meat (usually beef), and often tomatoes and beans. In the show, the color of it is a dark reddish-brown.
Role in series
During the dream sequence, Mrs. Puff serves chili to the prisoners in the Bikini Bottom Jail cafeteria. SpongeBob and Patrick sneak into the chili bowl to free her, but Mrs. Puff refuses because she enjoys her time in prison.