Chicken Chili Recipe

This homemade chili is made with chicken, black beans, green chiles and hot sauce.

Winter 2015

  • Homemade chili with chicken instead of ground beef is a tasty treat.
    Photo by cobraphoto

Yield: 4 servings

Chicken Chili Recipe


• 2 cans (15 ounces each) kidney or black beans, rinsed and drained
• 1 pint diced tomatoes, or 1 can (14-1⁄2 ounces), undrained
• 2 teaspoons chicken base or bouillon
• 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin
• 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
• 1⁄4 cup diced red or green bell peppers
• 1 cup frozen corn kernels, optional
• 2 cups cooked, cubed chicken
• 1 teaspoon chili powder, or to taste
• Hot sauce, optional


1. Place all ingredients in a slow cooker, and stir to combine.

2. Cover and cook on high for 3 to 5 hours, or on low for 5 to 7 hours.

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