White Chicken Chili

First day of snow in Toronto and nothing is more comforting right now than a warm bowl of chili. A twist on the traditional, this one is a tomatoless version featuring chicken, navy beans and all sorts of goodness. Modern comfort food that comes in at a perfectly modest 298 calories!

White Chicken Chili
[Serves 4]

1 tsp olive oil
12  ounces chicken breast, cubed
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 cup diced celery
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp chili powder (or more/less depending on your taste)
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground oregano
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 cup evaporated 2% milk
1 can navy beans
2 green chilies, thinly sliced
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
4 tbsp yogurt (or sour cream)
1 tbsp fresh coriander

1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat
2. Add chicken breast, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until no longer pink
3. Add onion, celery and garlic, stirring and cook for 4 to 5 minutes until vegetables turn transparent
4. Add chili powder, cumin, coriander, and oregano, mixing well
5. Add flour and stir until chicken is well coated
6. Stir in broth and evaporated milk.
7. Bring mixture to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes
8. Add navy beans, green chilies, salt, and pepper
9. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes
10. Pour into bowls, top with yogurt & fresh coriander


Calories: 298, Total Fat: 3.5g, Sat. Fat 1g, Carbs: 34g, Fiber: 9.3g, Protein: 34g, Sodium: 546mg, Cholesterol: 64mg


2 comments on “White Chicken Chili

  1. Angela N
    November 20, 2011 at 2:05 AM

    This looks so delicious!! Can’t wait to try it out!

  2. M2K
    March 22, 2012 at 9:31 PM

    Me gusta

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