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Red and White Chili

Who knew chicken wing flavor packs could double as a chili seasoning? This red and white chili recipe is so hearty and delicious. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: slow cooker
Keyword: Red and White Chili Freezer Meal
Servings: 8
Calories: 195kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. 500 mL boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 16 oz. 500 mL Chicken Broth
  • 2-15 oz. 435 g cans garbanzo beans, drained
  • 2-15 oz. 435 g cans small red beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz. 435 g can great northern beans, drained
  • 2-6 oz. 175 g cans diced green chilis
  • 1 large onion about 1 1/2 cups (375 mL)
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper about 1 cup (250 mL)
  • 4 cloves garlic about 2 tsp. (10 mL)
  • 1/2-1.06 oz. 31 g Mango Habanero Wing Seasoning Packet
  • 2 Tbsp. 30 mL Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. 15 mL Coriander
  • 2 tsp. 10 mL chili powder
  • 1 tsp. 5 mL salt
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro for garnish, about 1/2 cup (125 mL)
  • Juice of 2 limes

Instructions

  • Dice chicken thighs into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes.
  • Drain and rinse great northern, garbanzo, and small red beans.
  • Puree onion until smooth. Dice bell pepper into 1/2-inch (1 cm) cubes. Mince garlic
  • In a large bowl combine cubed chicken, rinsed beans, chicken broth, green chilis, pureed onion, diced bell pepper, minced garlic, 1/2 seasoning packet, cumin, coriander, chili powder, and salt. Stir well.

MAKE IT NOW

  • Transfer bowl contents to a large (approx. 5 quart) slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours or on High for 4 to 6 hours. Right before serving, add lime juice; stir to combine. Garnish with cilantro.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL

  • Transfer contents of bowl to a labeled gallon-size (4 L) freezer bag. Seal, removing as much air as possible, and freeze flat.

THAW AND COOK

  • Place bag in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours or up to 24 hours to thaw. Pour contents into a large (approx. 5 quart) slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours or on High for 4 to 6 hours. Right before serving, add lime juice; stir to combine. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 576mg | Potassium: 708mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 630IU | Vitamin C: 51.5mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 6.4mg