White Chili, Millie's

Millie Johnson


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 votes
10 Min
3 Hr 45 Min
Stove Top


1 lb
great northern beans, dry
5 c
cold water
4-5 c
chicken stock
3 can(s)
diced green chiles (7 oz. cans)
2 c
pre cooked chicken, diced or shredded
1 slice
bacon or fatback
1 medium
onion, diced
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


  • 1Sort beans to get out bad ones and the little rocks.
  • 2Wash beans in a colander.
  • 3In 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 !
  • 4After 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.
  • 5Bring 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 ! :)

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About White Chili, Millie's

Course/Dish: Chicken, Bean Soups, Chili
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Mexican