Creamy White Chili Recipe with Chicken is a recipe that you will become a legend for making. Strong statement…I know. This recipe is seriously the best creamy white chicken chili recipe you’ll ever have.
My sister told me about this dish for weeks when I finally went over to her house to try it for myself. One spoonful of this creamy goodness, and I was in love with this recipe!
The best part about this white chicken chili is that even though it has a lot of ingredients, it’s super easy to make because everything is cooked in one pot.
Rotisserie chicken or baked chicken breast, onions, Great Northern beans, chicken broth, green chili, sour cream, heavy whipping cream, along with seasoning turns this white chili recipe with chicken into something spectacular.
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The original recipe was found Taste of Home, I changed a few of the steps and ingredients.
How to Make Creamy White Chili Recipe with Chicken:
Ingredients for Creamy White Chicken Chili
1 pound rotisserie chicken, shredded
1 medium chopped onion
1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 cans (15-ounce sized) Great Northern Beans, drained and rinsed
14 1/2 ounces chicken broth
2 cans chopped green chiles (4-ounce)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
Shredded jalapeno monterey jack cheese, cheddar cheese, tortilla chips, and sliced seeded jalapeño pepper are all optional toppings
How do you make white chicken chili from scratch?
- In a large saucepan, sauté the onion and garlic powder with the canola oil until the onions are translucent.
- Add in the chicken, beans, chicken stock, chiles, and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for another 30 minutes uncovered.
- Remove from heat. Stir in sour cream and heavy cream. Top with shredded cheese, tortilla chips, or sliced jalapeño peppers if desired.
- 1 pound rotisserie chicken, shredded
- 1 medium chopped onion
- 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 2 cans (15-ounce) Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
- 14 1/2 ounces chicken broth
- 2 cans diced green chiles (4-ounce cans)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- In a large saucepan, saute the onion and garlic powder with the canola oil until the onions are translucent.
- Add in shredded chicken, beans, broth, chiles, and seasonings. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for another 30 minutes, uncovered.
- Remove from heat.
Amount Per Serving Calories 338Total Fat 20gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 102mgSodium 784mgCarbohydrates 16gFiber 4gSugar 3gProtein 24g
Tips for making creamy white chicken chili:
- You can substitute hatch chilis for green chilis. Just add the hatch chilis to the onions when you sauté them.
- Great Northern beans can be replaced with white beans or cannellini beans.
- Omit the cayenne pepper if you would prefer a milder chili. You could always add it in at the end.
- Substitute cooked chicken breast for rotisserie chicken.
- Add some fresh cilantro for some color and taste.
- If you’re looking for interesting ways to top your soups, take a look at Best Soup Topping Ideas.
Toppings for white chicken chili
Shredded cheese, jalapeño slices, tortilla chips, cilantro, sour cream, and hot sauce are just some of the ideas you can use on this creamy white chili recipe with chicken.
What goes well with white chicken chili?
You’re going to want to sop up all that goodness with some rolls. Cornbread also goes well with creamy white chili recipe with chicken.
A nice side salad is also the perfect accompaniment to this dish.
Can you make easy white chicken chili thicker?
Yes, you can make the creamy white chicken chili thicker. Simply blend one of the drained, rinsed cans of beans before adding to the chili.
How long does white chicken chili last in the refrigerator?
Properly stored in an airtight container, white chili with chicken will last for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.
Can you freeze creamy white chicken chili?
Soups with dairy don’t freeze well. When they are reheated, the dairy separates and tastes grainy. I would not recommend UNLESS you just freeze the chili before adding the sour cream and heavy cream.
How to make white chicken chili in the slow cooker:
- Cook onions and garlic powder in the canola oil for a few minutes. Add to the crockpot.
- Add the rest of the ingredients to the slow cooker, except for sour cream, heavy cream, and toppings.
- Slow cook on low for 5 hours or on high for 3 hours.
- Stir in sour cream and heavy cream. Top bowls with your favorite toppings. Crockpot white chicken chili will become a family favorite.
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