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For as much as we love to eat soup, I was determined to come up with a recipe that would still be delicious and appropriate to eat in the warming spring months. I am happy to say that this recipe was just that! This white chicken chili combines rich and bold ingredients, while still having the soft and smooth tastes of traditional chili. I hope you enjoy this recipe, that I feel could be enjoyed at any time of year!

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 8 hours

Servings: 6

*recipe derived and modified from maebells.com

Supplies:

  • Crockpot

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken breast

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced

  • 2 tsp. minced garlic

  • 1 tsp. cumin

  • 1 tsp. oregano

  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper

  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder

  • 1 cup salsa Verde

  • 2 cans white beans (undrained)

  • 32 oz. chicken broth

  • 1 lime, juiced

Directions

  • Place chopped onion, jalapeno peppers, and minced garlic into the bottom of your crockpot.

  • Top with chicken breast and spices

  • Add white beans and chicken broth on top next.

  • Allow mixture to cook on LOW setting for 8 hours.

  • After 8 hours, remove chicken breast, shred, and then add shredded chicken back into crockpot.

  • Squeeze lime juice into the crockpot and stir in well.

  • Ladle into bowls, and enjoy!


Onion, jalapeno pepper, and minced garlic added to the bottom of the crockpot.

Onion, jalapeno pepper, and minced garlic added to the bottom of the crockpot.


Topping with chicken breast and spices.

Topping with chicken breast and spices.


Next, the white beans and chicken broth are added.

Next, the white beans and chicken broth are added.


Ready to cook on LOW for 8 hours!

Ready to cook on LOW for 8 hours!


After 8 hours, the chicken should be very tender and easy to shred.

After 8 hours, the chicken should be very tender and easy to shred.


Preparing the lime to be juiced!

Preparing the lime to be juiced!


All ingredients have been added!

All ingredients have been added!


Ready to eat - delicious!

Ready to eat – delicious!