White Chicken Chili Recipe Paula Deen

The white chicken chili recipe by Paula Deen is a beautiful dish that impressed me on the first try. The white chicken chili recipe takes a while to cook, so you have to try this recipe on a Sunday or Saturday.

I have used butter to cook white chicken chili to make it weight-watchers friendly. You can also use margarine with the butter if you want. I also like to use fresh green chilies with seeds.

Pre-soaking the beans is essential because it helps in cooking the beans well and reduces the cooking time. Cut the chicken breasts into small pieces evenly. All the spices that are being used in this recipe will be easily available in your kitchen.

The cooking method of white chicken is not that complicated, but you need to keep patience because it can take about 2 hours to cook.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 pound dried navy beans
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro leaves, chopped

How to make white chicken chili

Add beans and water to a large bowl and rinse well. Drain the water completely and add more cold water. Soak the beans for 2 hours.

In a large pot, add beans and chicken stock and bring to a boil over high heat.

In a saucepan, melt 4 tablespoon of butter and add onion, garlic, and chilies and sauté for 4 minutes.

Add the onion and chili mixture to the pot with beans. Add the chicken, oregano, pepper, white pepper, red pepper flakes, cumin, and cilantro.

Lower the heat to medium flame and cook for 80 to 90 minutes, stirring occasionally.

The delicious white chicken chili is ready to be enjoyed.

White Chicken Chili Recipe Paula Deen
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White Chicken Chili Recipe Paula Deen

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 people
Author: Rehan

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 pound dried navy beans
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro leaves, chopped

Instructions

  • Add beans and water to a large bowl and rinse well. Drain the water completely and add more cold water. Soak the beans for 2 hours.
  • In a large pot, add beans and chicken stock and bring to aboil over high heat.
  • In a saucepan, melt 4 tablespoon of butter and add onion, garlic, and chilies and sauté for 4 minutes.
  • Add the onion and chili mixture to the pot with beans. Add the chicken, oregano, pepper, white pepper, red pepper flakes, cumin, and cilantro.
  • Lower the heat to medium flame and cook for 80 to 90 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • The delicious white chicken chili is ready to be enjoyed.

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