Chicken Chili Recipe

Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.
White Chicken Chili

Ingredients for Chicken Chili Recipe

  • 1 pound of cooked chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces (or shredded)
  • 1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans of white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (4-ounce) cans of diced green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup sour cream


  1. Combine all ingredients except the whipping cream and sour cream in a slow cooker.
  2. Stir to combine evenly, then cover.
  3. Cook chicken mixture on low for about 3 hours.
  4. Stir in whipping cream and sour cream, and serve!

Servings: About 6

Optional Garnishes

Try topping your chili with one of these ideas:

  • Dollops of extra sour cream
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Parsley
  • Chives
  • Bacon bits
  • Green onions
  • Corn chips

Optional Recipe Variations

You can add and substitute ingredients in this recipe, depending on your taste.

  • Use vegetable oil or canola oil in place of olive oil.
  • Add 1 cup of diced tomatoes to the recipe.
  • Add 1/2 to 1 cup of celery.
  • Use pinto beans or chickpeas instead of white beans.
  • Add 1/2 cup of olives.
  • Use green onions in place of white onions.
Chicken Chili Recipe