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a bowl of chicken chili

Chicken Chili

This quick and easy Chicken Chili is perfect for busy weeknights! It is a flavorful protein-packed dish done in under an hour.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken chili, chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 626kcal
Author Maike



Beans and Tomatoes


  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add seasoned chicken and sauté for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • Add onions, bell pepper, and garlic and sauté for about 5 minutes. Stir in spices and sauté for one minute.
  • Add chicken back to the pot and mix in beans, 2 cups of reserved bean liquid, and canned diced tomatoes. Bring everything to a boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes.


Calories: 626kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 1323mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2036IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 8mg