Serves a Crowd

Chicken Chili

February 20, 2017
2 Ratings
  • Makes About 18 cups
Author Notes

This chili is based on Jimmy Fallon's Chili for Martha Stewart 2009, but with chicken. Have fun with your crockpots! I know this isn’t a new recipe ( hope to have one up soon!) but it is my most “hands-off” thing I could find. —purduetina

What You'll Need
  • oil for crock and skillet
  • 3.5-4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts and/ or cutlets or some of both!
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cans (28 ounce) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounce) kidney beans
  • 1 bottle Guinness extra stout
  • 1 can (~15 ounce) creamed corn
  • grated cheese (for serving)
  1. Cook onion and garlic until translucent, maybe a little brown, 5 minutes in skillet on medium heat.
  2. In a large, (or even just a 5 quart crockpot- all of this chili will fit-barely) add all ingredients- except the chicken- including liquid with tomatoes (add kidney beans later if you prefer that texture). Stir to combine, then add chicken breasts and cutlets. Be sure chicken is covered.
  3. Cook on high for about 6 hours. Remove chicken breasts and carefully shred with two forks. Cutlets can be broken into smaller pieces (not shredded) for some variety- some shredded chicken and some larger chicken chunks. Cook for about another hour or serve immediately. Don't worry about cooking with the lid off to thicken.
  4. Serve with grated cheese.
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1 Review

Momster February 5, 2018
Wonderfully easy recipe and so great on a cold day. A chunk of warm bread and a glass of wine completes this meal.