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Creamy White Chicken Chili

CREAMY WHITE CHICKEN CHILI RECIPE THAT’S EASY AND FULL OF FLAVOR! TRULY AWARD-WINNING, CROWD-PLEASING CHILI!
Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword beans, browning recipe, chicken, easy, how to make, soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Divas Can Cook

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter or oil
  • 1 1/2 cups white onions diced
  • 1 lb chicken thighs chopped
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3-4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 16 oz cans of white beans (I love using a variety: garbanzo, white kidney and great northern)
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 cups Mexican blend cheese + more for topping
  • Fresh parsley or cilantro garnish

Instructions

  • Add butter to large pot over medium heat.
  • When melted add onions and cook until slightly tender.
  • Add chicken thighs and cook until done.
  • Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Mix together cumin, oregano, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper and the then stir into the chicken mixture.
  • Add in beans and chicken broth.
  • Bring to a light boil and then stir in heavy cream.
  • Sprinkle in cheese a little at a time.
  • Serve and garnish with more cheese and fresh parsley or cilantro.

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Notes

Add various toppings if desired: avocado, diced tomatoes, crushed tortilla,