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Spicy White Chili with Chicken

Spicy White Chili with Chicken Recipe


Classic white chili gets a kicky flavor boost with the addition of jalapeno and green chiles.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 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 breast half, bone and skin removed (blank)s cooked chicken breast halves, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ΒΌ 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.

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Nutritional Information

Spicy White Chili with Chicken

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 376.4
% Daily Value *
protein: 53 %
carbohydrates: 18 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 44 %
fat: 11 %
saturated fat: 7 %
cholesterol: 11 %
vitamin a iu: 9 %
niacin equivalents: 76 %
vitamin b6: 41 %
vitamin c: 53 %
folate: 43 %
calcium: 12 %
iron: 24 %
magnesium: 41 %
potassium: 24 %
sodium: 22 %
thiamin: 29 %
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*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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