Easy Chicken Chili

Lillian Russo


So easy and flavorful because of the six simple spices. This is a mild chili. Add more cayenne pepper if you like it spicy. This is a family favorite!


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
55 Min


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1 1/2 lb
chicken cutlets-cut into small pieces
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 large
8 oz
pkg. sharp cheddar cheese-shredded
1-14oz. can(s)
low sodium chicken broth
1-4oz. can(s)
green chilies-chopped
1-19oz. can(s)
cannellini beans-undrained
1 box
yellow rice-prepared according to pkg.
~~~spice blend~~~
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 tsp
cilantro, dried
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper

How to Make Easy Chicken Chili


  • 1Heat oil in very large saucepan over med.-high heat.
  • 2Add chicken and onions - cook for 5-10 min.
  • 3Stir in all dry spices - cook for 2 min.
  • 4Stir in broth and green chilies - simmer for 30 min.
  • 5Stir in beans - simmer for 10 min.
  • 6Mix in cheddar cheese and prepared yellow rice.
  • 7Serve warm.

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About Easy Chicken Chili

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Soups, Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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