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This hearty White Chicken Chili has Southwest flavors and you can prepare it from mild to spicy and anywhere in between just by varying the peppers used.

White Chicken Chili


  • Author: Kitchen Dreaming
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 - 8 servings 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds shredded chicken
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 4-ounce cans diced green chili peppers
  • 2 poblano peppers, roasted, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, roasted, seeded and diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 13.5-ounce can cannellini or navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • Optional Garnish:
  • shredded cheese
  • lime wedges
  • chopped cilantro
  • sour cream
  • your favorite hot sauce

Instructions

  1. In a large sauce pan or Dutch oven (affiliate link), add the onions, celery, green chili peppers and cook on medium high until they soften, about 3-5 minutes. Next add the garlic, cumin, salt, oregano, and stir to coat the vegetables. Cook the spices for 1-2 minutes and then add the shredded chicken and pour the chicken stock over top, covering the chicken and vegetables by an inch or so.
  2. Cover and reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  3. During the last few minutes of cooking, add the beans and corn. Taste and adjust the salt and other seasonings as desired. Add the lid back on and cook for the remaining time.
  4. Serve with shredded cheese, wedges of lime, chopped cilantro, and sour cream.

Notes

For the Crock Pot: Add all the ingedients into the crock pot and stir to combine. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or on high for 2 hours. Recommend a 6-quart crock pot.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
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