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Chili Blanco

No recipe image available.Here's a bowl of white chili—made with chicken breast—that has just the right bite to delight!

Recipe Ingredients:

2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried cilantro
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts halves, cubed
1 medium onion, chopped
6 garlic cloves, finely minced
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 (7-ounce) can chopped green chiles
1 (15-ounce) can white beans, rinsed and drained
3 green onions, sliced for accompaniment
1/2 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese for accompaniment

Cooking Directions:

  1. In small bowl combine cumin, oregano, cilantro and cayenne. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large cooking pot over medium-high heat; add chicken and sauté until golden, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add onion and garlic; sauté until onion has softened, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add spice mixture and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Stir in chicken broth and green chiles. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Stir in beans and simmer for about 5 more minutes.
  6. Ladle chili into bowls and top with cheese and green onions.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.