Chicken Chili Recipes

Silver Post Medal for All Time! 288 Posts
May 4, 2012
chili with ground turkeyI submitted this because so many people like black beans and Mexican flavors. I have not made it and most likely will not because of the chiles and some of the other ingredients (allergic). But I hope some of you will enjoy it.


  • 1/2 cup olive oil (or vegetable oil) divided
  • 1 - 1/2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin seeds
  • 2 cups diced yellow onions
  • 1 cup seeded, diced poblano chiles
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 3 - canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • 1 - 14.5 oz.can black beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 ears corn, kernels cut from the cobs
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, pitted, and diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 jalapeno chiles, seeded and minced
  • 1- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Mexican cotija cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated mixed cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses


Heat 1/4 cup of the oil in a heavy-bottomed, 8-quart pot over medium heat.

Add the chicken, chili powder, and cumin seeds and saute until the chicken is cooked through, 4-6 minutes.


Transfer the meat to a bowl and set aside.

Return the pot to the heat, add the remaining 1/4 cup of oil, and cook the yellow onions, poblanos, bell pepper, chipotles, and garlic, stirring frequently, until the onions start to brown.

Stir in the beans with their liquid, tomatoes, and corn and return the cooked chicken with all its juices. Turn the heat down to low and simmer, stirring every 5 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and tender, about 25 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

In a large bowl, combine the avocado, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, lime, jalapenos, and salt. Set aside.

To serve, ladle the chili into bowls and top with the salsa and the cheeses.

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By Vi Johnson from Moorpark, CA

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Silver Post Medal for All Time! 433 Posts
December 14, 2011
This recipe is really good, especially on cold days.
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Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 140 Posts
November 15, 2019

With the cold weather setting in, this is the time for a tasty chicken chili! This is made in a crock pot, which saves in many ways.


This meal can make up to 12 servings, or you can freeze part of it for another time. Here's how!

bowl of Chili

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
June 15, 2010

Cut chicken in bite-size pieces. Brown chicken in a saucepan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Add remaining ingredients.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
November 20, 2008

Put all of the ingredients except the cheese in a crockpot sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Cook covered on high for 4 hours or you can cook it on low for 6-8 hours.


Just before serving, add the cheese to the crockpot and stir until it is melted. Serve.

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Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 203 Posts
September 21, 2006

Recipe for Chipotle Chili Chicken. Combine water, mayo, salsa, juice and cumin into a bowl. Heat oil in skillet, cook chicken until no longer pink. Stir in garlic, then mayo mixture into skillet. Simmer for 2 mins. . .

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 1,298 Posts
February 15, 2019

This is a quick meal you can make for lunch or dinner, especially if you are on a time crunch. Also great option to make if you have chicken leftovers.

Quick Chicken Chili

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February 1, 2008

First of all this recipe does not have to be followed to the letter but should be done to taste, just don't screw it up.

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October 2, 2004

This is a favorite at my house, even my 4 year old loves it.

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May 17, 2017

Bell peppers, onions, green chilies, salsa verde, chicken, and white pinto beans combine with spices to create this delicious chicken chili dish. Mix in some sour cream or plain yogurt before serving and sit down for a hearty meal. This page contains a green chili chicken chili recipe.

Green Chili Chicken - bowl of green chile chicken chili

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June 15, 2010

Boil the chicken with a little salt. When the chicken is cooked, remove the skin and shred, save the broth.

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August 17, 2009

For those who can't eat red meat try this.

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