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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 234.5
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.1 mg
  • Sodium: 537.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 25.0 g

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White Chicken Chili

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
White Chicken Chili

Introduction

This chili is packed with flavor and fiber. Make a big batch for a crowd or freeze it in single-serving containers for up to four months.
This chili is packed with flavor and fiber. Make a big batch for a crowd or freeze it in single-serving containers for up to four months.

Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 T olive oil
    2 lbs (32 oz) chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, diced into 1-inch cubes
    1 onion, diced
    3 cloves garlic, grated
    1 t salt
    1 t ground cumin
    1/2 t chili powder
    1/8 t cloves, ground
    1/8 t cayenne pepper
    4 (15.5 oz cans) cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained and rinsed
    28 oz chicken stock, low sodium
    2 c corn, frozen
    2 (4 oz cans) green chilis
    1 lime
    3/4 c low fat, shredded monterey jack cheese


Directions

Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add chicken and onion. Cook until chicken is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes. Add garlic cloves and spices, continue to cook for 1-2 minutes. Add beans and stock. Stir and simmer for 25 minutes. Add corn and green chilis , continue to simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and squeeze lime into chili. Serve with 1 tablespoon of cheese per cup of soup.
If you prefer a thicker chili, puree 1/4 of the soup before you add the corn.






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  • 63 of 66 people found this review helpful
    If anyone is doing Weight Watchers along with the SparkPeople...this recipe has 4 points per serving, I am assuming a serving for this recipe is 1 cup. - 10/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    54 of 57 people found this review helpful
    omg this was delicious! i will make it again. it was a cold day first snow and my husband was very greatful for this. he ate his with french bread. mine with one square of cornbread. yummy. i didnt change a thing. after all she is the chef. - 10/12/09

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  • 40 of 41 people found this review helpful
    I made this in my crockpot minus the corn. Went a little heavier on the chilis and added corriander and cillantro from the garden. It's a new family favorite, sooooooo yummy. - 10/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    39 of 40 people found this review helpful
    Amazing! I added bell pepper with the onions and doubled the spices (except the salt). I followed the suggestion to puree 1/4 of it to get a thicker consistency. It made a huge amount - great for leftovers and it freezes well. I served it with pita chips the first night and cornbread after that. - 10/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    37 of 38 people found this review helpful
    Excellent recipe, but not thick enough...so I pureed ~2 of the 4 cans of beans with some of the broth to get some needed thickness. I substituted jalapenoes for green chilies (all that had) and doubled the cumin, cayenne, and chili powder. I omitted the cloves. Yummy! - 1/3/10

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  • Incredible!
    21 of 22 people found this review helpful
    I used dried beans to reduce the sodium content and leftover roasted chicken from the day before. I didn't use the cloves, but my family loved it! The lime was a great twist! Thanks!! - 10/26/09

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  • Bad
    21 of 46 people found this review helpful
    I had to make many changes to this recipe to make it edible. The cloves were too strong and it overwhelmed the flavor of this. I added more cumin and chili powder. Also the amount of liquid it calls for is WAY too much, it was more like a watery soup. - 10/20/09

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  • Very Good
    19 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Very good! I've been looking for a chicken chili. The only thing I did different was leave out the ground cloves. - 10/26/09

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  • Very Good
    17 of 19 people found this review helpful
    This was a very tasty chicken chili. I made the recipe according to the directions. I found the chili a little bland, so I doubled the spices and garlic. This gave it a nice little kick and just the right seasoning. Easy and delicious and healthy to boot! - 2/2/10

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  • Incredible!
    17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    This was very good! I used ground turkey instead of chicken, and I added a can of tomatoes. I was a little afraid of the cloves, but I put them in anyway. The spices were really good, and the lime makes all the difference! I will definitely be making this again! - 1/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    This was a great soup to make for our first fall like weather in Florida. I did not add the cayenne pepper, I must admit I am a baby for hot spicies. I did thicken the soup and loved it. I found I like green chilis. New item for me to try in other receipes. I will be making this alot. Thanks:) - 10/21/09

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  • Very Good
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Added one can of chicken broth(instead of 2), ond can of no salt corn(instead of frozen), have bottled chopped garlic always on hand in the frig so a tablespoon of that and bottled jalepenos about 1/4 of a cup for color and heat.
    The guys loved it! - 1/30/10

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Very good and filling. I used white northern beans instead. Using the kroger private select organic cans of beans resulted in a bit less sodium. I added 3 T reduced-fat sour cream on top of each serving - Yum. Next time, I'll add something to add a bit more heat to it - a little more cumin (?) - 1/17/10

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I cooked the chicken and then throw all it in my crock pot. Turned out great. Even my kids ate some. - 11/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This was wonderful! It was thick enough for me so I didn't puree it. I did add one frozen pack of spinach and I think it helped thicken it up a bit. I didn't see where it said how much a serving size was, so I guessed that it was a 1 cup??? - 1/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This was a great meal! I added everything except the corn..such great flavor and not to hot. - 10/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    At my sister's suggestion I cut the recipe in half for just me and added Green Taco sauce or salsa the kind w/ tomatillos - 4 oz for half the recipe - it is even better after it sits. This is great. (I didn't add any salt - just a little when I served it.) - 2/17/10

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  • Very Good
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    We have made this twice - once with ground turkey and once with ground chicken. It's VERY good!!!!!!!!!! - 1/10/10

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  • Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I made this with my homemade broth and boiled chicken, added pickled jalapeno peppers and it was heavenly. ( i like spicy food) - 10/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Just finished my bowl of chili and it was delicious!!! I had to substitute the listed beans for what I had (no salt added pinto beans) and it was still incredibly yummy! - 1/25/10

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Husband and daughter loved it, i made it with vegetable broth and i added Mrs Dash and some poultry seasoning. I used 2 cans of cannelloni beans and 2 cans of the red kidney beans for color. I topped it with cheese, tomatoes, and celery.next time i will use the crock pot with the dried beans - 1/2/10

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  • 7 of 10 people found this review helpful
    We LOVE Chicken Chili but never thought of using white beans. They have less fat! I am going to make this today. Thank you! - 12/30/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I made this with pork instead of chicken, very good. - 11/16/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Awesome. I didn't have green chilies so I used Ancho chilies, great smokey flavor. - 11/15/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I experimented a little with the ingredients (sorry but I am not grating garlic cloves), but it turned out very delicious and filling. Definitely a keeper. - 10/20/09

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