Easy White Chicken Chili Recipe

Easy White Chicken Chili Recipe: Utilizing hearty white beans, zesty seasonings, and rotisserie chicken, this White Chicken Chili is a quick and easy dish to prepare. It is both comforting and easy to make. In no time at all, you will be able to warm up with a bowl of white chicken chili that is both creamy and cozy.

Easy White Chicken Chili Recipe

During the months of autumn and winter, we are all about dinner recipes that are simple and provide a sense of comfort. We consider homemade chili to be one of our most favorite cozy dinners, and this recipe for white chicken chili is absolutely incredible (for more information on this, see below).

The traditional red beans, tomatoes, and ground beef are replaced in my hearty white chicken chili recipe with white beans, shredded chicken, and chicken broth. Also included in the recipe is ground beef. It can be prepared in a single pot in less than half an hour, and what’s more, the flavors are unparalleled. It is without a doubt the ideal meal for a hectic weeknight.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 30 ounces white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 ounces diced green chiles
  • 3 to 4 cups chicken broth (depending on how thick you want your chili)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken (or shredded cooked chicken)
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Optional toppings: avocado slices, shredded cheese, sour cream, cilantro

Also See:

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How to make it

  • Over medium-high heat, bring the olive oil to a simmer in a large frying pan. About three to four minutes. Cook the onion until it becomes translucent.
  • Garlic and jalapenos should be added after two minutes of cooking has been completed. White beans, green chiles, chicken broth, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, oregano, chicken, cilantro, salt, and pepper should be added to the mixture during the cooking process.
  • Simmer on low heat for fifteen minutes while stirring the mixture. Chilli should be ladled into bowls and served with the toppings of your choice.

More Tips for Success

  • They should be drained. This is significant because the majority of canned beans are packaged in a brine that is relatively thick. This additional liquid will cause your chili to become more watery and may impart an unusual flavor.
  • It’s not difficult to drain canned beans! In order to accomplish this, you can either use a colander that is submerged in cold water or you can crack the lid of the can slightly and then pour out the liquid while the beans are still held inside.
  • For your convenience, thicken. You are free to simmer the chili for a little longer on the stovetop if you would like it to have a firmer consistency. Additionally, the chili can be thickened by mashing the beans or pureeing them, as described in the previous sentence.
  • You can adjust the thickness of the chili by adding a little bit of additional stock at a time until it reaches the desired consistency at your own discretion. Serve with lime wedges. A squeeze of fresh lime really brings out the flavors of the chili. See below for even more topping ideas!


  • Calories: 327 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 35 g
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 54 mg
  • Sodium: 211 mg
  • Potassium: 922 mg
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Vitamin A: 225 IU
  • Vitamin C: 7.3 mg
  • Calcium: 136 mg
  • Iron: 5.4 mg

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