Cosy, Chunky Chicken Chili

  • Makes:
  • 7 Servings
Cosy, Chunky Chicken Chili

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Cosy, Chunky Chicken Chili

Bite-sized chicken pieces update a fall favourite in this chunky chicken chili.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 2 sweet peppers , coarsely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts , or thighs, cut into chunks
  • 1 796 mL can diced tomatoes
  • 1 540 mL can black beans , or kidney bean
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch cayenne powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro

Directions

  • In a large pot, heat oil over medium. Add onions, peppers and garlic. Cook, stirring, until softened slightly – about 5 minutes. Add chicken. Stir until no longer pink, about 3 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, beans and seasonings. Stir. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cover. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Uncover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened – about 10 more minutes.
  • Stir in cilantro and serve.
  • Makes 7 cups (1.75 L).

Originally published in the November 2010 issue. 

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 116
  • Protein
  • 14 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g
  • Fat
  • 3 g
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