Chicken Frito Chili

2
Laura Champagne

By
@Sweetpea38

Everyone loves this yummy comfort food and it's pretty easy to make. I leave out the green chiles usually my kids like it better without.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 2 votes

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lb
    boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 can(s)
    cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1
    yellow onion, diced
  • 3 clove
    garlic, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 c
    fritos
  • 2 c
    monterey jack cheese grated
  • 7 oz can(s)
    chopped fire roasted green chiles

How to Make Chicken Frito Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large heavy bottomed pot, heat oil over medium high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper, then brown on both sides for a total of 6 minutes. Remove to a plate.
  2. To make chili, add onion, garlic and chili powder to pot, stirring; saute until tender 4 minutes. Return chicken to pot, stir in broth, green chiles and beans.
  3. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for 30 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add 1 1/2 cups fritos to bottom of a 2 quart casserole. Top with chili; remaining fritos, and cheese. Bake 15 minutes. Serve with cilantro, avacado and sour cream if desired.

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About Chicken Frito Chili

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American



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