Quick and Easy Chicken Chili Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quick and Easy Chicken Chili Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Quick and Easy Chicken Chili

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"This quick chili recipe is great in the summertime or winter. It's also great for potlucks and family gatherings. It tastes great with a spoonful of sour cream."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    25 mins


  1. Stir together the corn, hominy, pinto beans, and kidney beans in a large saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Stir in the salsa, chili powder, cumin, and water; return to a boil. Cook another 15 minutes. Stir in the chicken to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 04, 2009

Very good! I added a can of diced tomatoes, used frozen corn, and used chicken broth instead of water. Great to be able to make chili without chopping veggies!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 14, 2010

Not too bad, easy to make due to all the canned ingredients though I was hoping for a bit more flavor from it. Followed the recipe to the T but next time will add quite a bit of salt at the very least to give it a bit more kick. Doubling the salsa should help out also. Overall we're going to eat the leftovers and will definitely make it again, if not for the taste, then just due to the cost and ease of prep.

Feb 03, 2009

Great Chili! I didn't have the hominy to add for this recipe and it made it really hardy without it. Great taste and you don't have to have it cook all day for great taste.

Jan 05, 2010

This really turned out well. I was not clear on whether the beans, hominy, and corn should be drained. The answer: NO. This makes A LOT and takes quite a while to bring to the first boil. For the chicken I poached 1.4 lbs boneless chicken breasts in chicken broth, let it cool, then used the small julienne disc of my food processor. The only change: I added 1 tbl ground chipotle. I described the recipe during a radio show last night as the hosts enjoyed it. They gave it thumbs up.

Nov 02, 2010

I love this one. I used canned chicken and left out the water and cumin. I added a little tabasco. Even my kids ate it.

Feb 19, 2009

OH MY GOD!!! This was soo good.No more beef chilli for me.I use the chilli beans with sauce insted of kidney beans. Overall GREAT RECIPIE!!!

Feb 27, 2009

I loved this recipe although I tweaked it and used cannellini and black beans, and also used 1/2 cup chicken broth and 1/2 cup Buffalo Chicken Wing sauce for liquid and used half the spices. Delicious!!

Sep 13, 2010

Love this! Make it when we're having people over last minute. Quick, easy and yummy! The kids love it too!


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  • Calories
  • 292 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 12.7 g
  • 51%
  • Protein
  • 20.1 g
  • 40%
  • Sodium
  • 910 mg
  • 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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