White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili
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Ni hao, dear food aficionados! Today, we leave on a delightful excursion into the core of Tex-Mex cooking with my unique bend – White Chicken Chili. This dish, with its rich surface and fiery flavours, is an ideal combination of Chinese and Texan flavours. Prepare to encounter an orchestra of tastes that will ship you to culinary heaven!

How to make White Chicken Chili?

Recipe by ImamCourse: Main CourseCuisine: American, Tex-Mex, Chinese


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Serving Information:
Serving Size: 1 bowl
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • Chicken breasts diced 1.5 lbs

  • Cannellini beans, drainedt2 cans (15 oz each)

  • Chicken brotht4 cups

  • Green chillies, choppedt2

  • Onion, finely choppedt1 large

  • Garlic, mincedt3 cloves

  • Ground cumint2 tsp

  • Dried oreganot1 tsp

  • Ground coriandert1 tsp

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Olive oilt2 tbsp

  • Cream cheese, softenedt4 oz

  • Monterey Jack cheese, shreddedt1 cup

  • Fresh cilantro, chopped for garnish

  • Lime wedges for serving


  • Sauté the Aromatics:
  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions and garlic, and sauté until fragrant.
  • Cook the Chicken:
  • Add diced chicken to the pot, and cook until browned.
  • Season with ground cumin, oregano, coriander, salt, and pepper.
  • Create the Base:
  • Pour in the chicken broth, cannellini beans, and green chillies.
  • Bring to a simmer and let it cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add Creaminess:
  • Introduce softened cream cheese to the pot, stirring until fully melted.
  • Sprinkle in shredded Monterey Jack cheese, allowing it to melt into the mixture.
  • Serve and Trimming:
  • Utilizing a spoon, move the white chicken chilli into individual serving bowls.
  • Polish off the dish with a trimming of new cilantro and a crush of lime for an extra explosion of flavour.


  • Dive into the depths of flavour with this White Chicken Chili recipe that marries the best of Chinese and Texan cuisines. It’s a bowl of comfort that will surely become a favourite in your kitchen. Enjoy this delightful creation that transcends cultural boundaries! Zàijiàn! (Goodbye in Mandarin)

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 18g 28%
    • Saturated Fat 8g 40%
  • Cholesterol 85mg 29%
  • Sodium 820mg 35%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
    • Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
    • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 32g 64%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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