Spicy White Chili with Chicken


Delicious white chicken chili! Make on stove top or let it simmer all day in slow cooker.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped (Optional)

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained

  • 1 cup corn kernels

  • 1 (7 ounce) can diced green chiles

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 cooked chicken breast halves, cubed

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • ¼ cup cold water


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion, jalapeno, and garlic until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add chicken broth, Great Northern beans, garbanzo beans, corn, green chiles, cilantro, lime juice, cumin, and black pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir chicken into broth. Cover and simmer chili for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Whisk cornstarch and water together in a bowl; stir into chili and bring to a boil. Cook and stir until chili is thickened, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

376 Calories
7g Fat
54g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 376
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 559mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 11g 39%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 32mg 159%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 852mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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