White Chicken Chili - Easy Dinner

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Jan. 22, 2014

My mom's famous White Chicken Chili is super easy to prepare, so delicious and comforting. It is perfect for these chilly winter months!


Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , minced
Onion 1 Small , diced
Skinless chicken breasts 2 Pound
Low sodium chicken stock 1 Quart
Kosher salt 1 Teaspoon
Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
Canned white beans 1 Can (10 oz) , drained and rinsed
Frozen shoe peg white corn 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Diced green chilies 2 Ounce
Lime 1 , juice extracted



1. In a Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat and cook onions for 4 to 5 minutes or until translucent.

2. Add garlic and cook an additional minute.

3. Add the whole chicken breasts, stock and salt to the pot. Season with cumin and add in the white bean, corn and green chilies. Cover, bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer.Cook for 18-20 minutes.

4. Remove chicken to a plate and allow to cool. Shred the chicken from the bone and add to the pot.

5. Add in the lime juice and stir well.


6. Top the chili chicken with some sour cream and serve.


To Freeze: Allow to cool, place in appropriate tupperware or ziploc bag, label and freeze up to 4 months. Defrost in a pot over low-medium heat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 323Calories from Fat 49

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 360 mg15%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 34 g68%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet