Recipe by skw
"This version won our chili cookoff at work a few years ago in the non-traditional category. Once the weather turns cool, this is one of the first things we make! Also great for a group."
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skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cubed
1 (14.5 ounce) can
5 (14 ounce) cans
navy beans, rinsed and drained
2 (14 ounce) cans
white corn, drained
2 (4 ounce) cans
chopped green chilies
1 1/2 teaspoons
1 1/2 teaspoons
red pepper flakes
dried minced onion, or to taste
Really good and easy...but I made a few changes. I used 4lbs of boneless skinless breasts cut into bite sized pieces. I did not cook before adding to crock....I added it raw with everything else. I also only used 2 cans of small white beans....thought 5 cans of beans to 2 lbs of chicken seemed off. So I upped the chicken and reduced the amount of beans and this ratio of 4 lbs of chicken to 2 cans of beans seemed better. I used frozen corn, 1/2 a bag. Added a chopped vidalia onion instead of dried minced, added a yellow squash diced to add more veg factor to the dish and also added a can of rotel. Served with white cheddar cheese and sour cream. Very easy and yummy crockpot recipe. Thanks!
This was ok, it needed to be a bit thicker. I probably won't make this again.
Slow-cooked White Chili Haiku: "I reduced the beans. Coz wow, that would be alot! Leftovers.AWESOME." My daughter (young, and starting to get the same weekly-chili-urges that I do) made a big fuss when she saw this. Really irate meltdown b/c it didn't look like traditional chili. I let her sit there squeaking, turned away to do the dishes (as I'd already inhaled my bowl), and to my glee, hear her shoveling away b/t "mmm" noises, as she realized after a nibble that this chili was fantastic. To make this even easier, please no tsk-tsk, I used 2 large cans of chicken from Costco (it's really good stuff, and I know alot of AR folks are snobbish about canned chicken), and also used 1/2 chopped yellow pepper, and 1/2 chopped onion, instead of dried. As faithful as I could be to this recipe, I have to say that I loved it (even better the 2nd day) and look forward to making it again.
This chili was really good. I halved the recipe, but added 2 cans of white kidney beans and 1 can of black beans. I halved the amount of chilies in case it was too hot and added a fresh onion and some garlic. I also added about 1/2 cup of herdez green salsa to the cooker. I didn't see the point of cooking the chicken before hand when it's just going to cook in the slow cooker so I just threw it in. The 1/2 batch easily fit into my 3.5 quart slow cooker. I cooked it on "simmer" (one setting below "low") for 8 hours. The end result was delicious with a bit of heat. I topped it with sour cream and had some garlic bread with it. I would probably decrease the amount of chicken broth next time (probably to only about 1/2 a cup) because it ended up being a bit watery or more soupy . Otherwise this is great! Nice change from traditional "red" chilies!
I was lazy and I just threw the turkey I was using and the broth in with everything at the beginning to let it cook, and it turned out great!
I only used 3 cans of beans based on comments by others. I don't think 5 would have been too many though after making this. It made a nice change from all the tomato based chillies out there. Next time, I might uses a mix of different beans to give it some color and perhaps yellow corn also.
Generally I don't make a recipe if it has less that 100 reviews. But this one intrigued me, and rightly so. It was perfect! I didn't have everything on hand so I did make a couple of substitutions (I don't think this would have affected flavor much):
Used chopped fresh onion instead of dried minced
Used fire roasted chilies (it's what I had in the pantry)
Used 2 cans Great Northern Beans (again, what I had, and 5 cans seemed like WAY too much)
Used frozen corn.
Hubby had 2 helpings then had it for lunch 2 days in a row. Thanks for the great recipe!
Made this recipe as written but for subbing grated Vidalia onion for dried, not precooking the chicken, and cooked it on high for 5 hrs. Topped with jack cheese and sour cream. Very flavorful! Don't cut back on the beans! We loved it and will make again. Thanks for sharing, SKW!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Slow-Cooked White Chili
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 38
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