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white chili, millie's

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Millie Johnson
Valley Head, AL

Chili with a twist ! You will love this nicely spiced chili that features chicken and white beans as the star of the show. Deliciously different ! My family loves this recipe. It's even better the next day... IF there's any left !

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 3 Hr 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For white chili, millie's

  • 1 lb
    great northern beans, dry
  • 5 c
    cold water
  • 4-5 c
    chicken stock
  • 3 can
    diced green chiles (7 oz. cans)
  • 2 c
    pre cooked chicken, diced or shredded
  • 1 slice
    bacon or fatback
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, deseeded and fine diced
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 heaping Tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    habanero sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper

How To Make white chili, millie's

  • 1
    Sort beans to get out bad ones and the little rocks.
  • 2
    Wash beans in a colander.
  • 3
    In large pot, add washed beans, 5 cups cold water, 1/2 tsp. salt, and bacon or fatback slice. Bring to a boil then cover and remove from heat. Let set, covered for 45 minutes. Do not remove lid !
  • 4
    After the 45 minutes, dice onion and jalapeno. Return pot to high heat and add 4 cups of the chicken stock, 1 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. white pepper, garlic powder, onion, chicken, jalapeno, powdered cumin, cayenne pepper, and habanero sauce.
  • 5
    Bring to a boil then cover and simmer 3 hours or till beans are tender, but not mushy. * You may need to add the 5th cup of stock depending on how much liquid your beans soak up as they cook and how thick you want your chili... Now, enjoy ! :)