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white chicken chili recipe

White Chicken Chili

  • Author: Brooke
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Chili
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: chili

Description

Recipe for white chicken chili using white beans, corn, green chiles and chicken. Can be made in the Instant Pot, Crockpot or on the stovetop – directions included for all three cooking methods.


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Ingredients

23 Cups frozen cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken

1/2 large onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup)

4 garlic cloves

2 (4 oz) cans mild diced green chiles

1 cup frozen corn

2 cans white beans (great northern or cannellini)

2 cups chicken broth

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp oregano

1/2 tsp ground coriander

3 Tbsp butter

3 Tbsp flour

1 cup milk

1/2 cup sour cream

1 avocado

Optional: cilantro for garnish


Instructions

Instant pot – total time about 45 minutes including pressurization and cooking

  1. Add chicken, onion, garlic, green chiles, corn, beans, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and coriander to Instant Pot.
  2. Set the pressure for 15 minutes manual high pressure by pressing the manual pressure button then adjust the time to 15 minutes.
  3. Once the cook time has completed and the timer has beeped, do a quick release of the steam.
  4. Set the Instant Pot to keep warm.
  5. Meanwhile, In a saucepan make a roux by melting 3 tbsp butter butter over medium high heat, add 3 tbsp flour and cook, whisking constantly until mixture turns slightly brown.
  6. Add milk to the butter and flour mixture, and continue whisking until mixture thickens.
  7. Once roux has thickened, add to the Instant Pot, and stir.
  8. Add sour cream, and stir.
  9. Serve with diced avocado.

Crockpot/ Slow Cooker – total time about 6 1/2 to 8 1/2 hours

  1. Add chicken, onion, garlic, green chiles, corn, beans, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and coriander to the slow cooker pot.
  2. Set for 6-8 hours on low.
  3. Once the cook time has completed, set the cooker to keep warm.
  4. Meanwhile, In a saucepan make a roux by melting 3 tbsp butter butter over medium high heat, add 3 tbsp flour and cook, whisking constantly until mixture turns slightly brown.
  5. Add milk to the butter and flour mixture, and continue whisking until mixture thickens.
  6. Once roux has thickened, add to the crock pot, and stir.
  7. Add sour cream, and stir.
  8. Serve with diced avocado.

Stovetop – total time about 45 minutes

  1. In a large pot, add chicken, onion, garlic, green chiles, corn, beans, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and coriander.
  2. Bring the contents of the pot to a simmer.
  3. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. After 30 minutes of simmer time, use a separate small saucepan to make a roux. In a saucepan make a roux by melting 3 tbsp butter butter over medium high heat, add 3 tbsp flour and cook, whisking constantly until mixture turns slightly brown.
  5. Add milk to the butter and flour mixture, and continue whisking until mixture thickens.
  6. Once roux has thickened, add to the crock pot, and stir.
  7. Add sour cream, and stir.
  8. Serve with diced avocado.

Notes

Serve with avocado.

Also delicious with whole grain tortilla chips or cornbread

Keywords: instant pot, crock pot, chicken chili, white chicken chili, hearty bowls, cold weather food, comfort food