Cream Cheese Chicken Chili

Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave American food. Try making Cream Cheese Chicken Chili at home. This gluten free recipe serves 5 and costs $2.48 per serving. One serving contains 760 calories, 36g of protein, and 40g of fat. It works well as a reasonably priced main course. 8840 people have made this recipe and would make it again. It is perfect for The Super Bowl. If you have onion, tortillas, cream cheese, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 50 minutes. It is brought to you by Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice. Overall, this recipe earns an excellent spoonacular score of 97%. Similar recipes are Chicken Cream Cheese Chili: A Video, Crock Pot Cream Cheese Chicken Chili, and for Crockpot Chicken and Bean Chili and Chili Cheese Dip.

Servings: 5

Preparation duration: 20 minutes

Cooking duration: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons butter

1 can cannellini beans

1/2 teaspoon chile powder

2 cans (4 ounce) fire roasted diced green chiles(mild) or jalapenos(hotter)

coarse salt and fresh black pepper

1 cup corn

8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature

fresh cilantro or parsley

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 small green bell pepper, diced

guacamole or avocado

shredded sharp cheddar or Monterrey jack cheese

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, diced

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast

sour cream

tortilla chips

warm tortillas

Equipment:

sauce pan

pot

bowl

ladle

Cooking instruction summary:

Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and season well with salt and pepper.In a large soup pot or saucepan heat the butter over medium heat. Add chicken and cook through, stirring every few minutes. Remove to a platter and set aside.Lower the heat to medium-low and add the oil, onion, bell pepper, garlic, chile powder and oregano. Season with salt and pepper and cook 5-6 minutes, stirring often. Add the green chiles and cook 3 more minutes. Add the beans with their juices, the broth, corn and chicken back in. Season again with salt and pepper. Simmer 25 - 30 minutes. Taste halfway through and add more seasonings if needed. Reduce heat to low and put the cream cheese in a small bowl. Mix a few ladles of the sauce into the cream cheese to temper it so it doesn't curdle. Add the cream cheese to the pot and stir it in until completely melted. Stir in a tablespoon of fresh cilantro or parsley. Serve with your choice of toppings.

 

Step by step:


1. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and season well with salt and pepper.In a large soup pot or saucepan heat the butter over medium heat.

2. Add chicken and cook through, stirring every few minutes.

3. Remove to a platter and set aside.Lower the heat to medium-low and add the oil, onion, bell pepper, garlic, chile powder and oregano. Season with salt and pepper and cook 5-6 minutes, stirring often.

4. Add the green chiles and cook 3 more minutes.

5. Add the beans with their juices, the broth, corn and chicken back in. Season again with salt and pepper. Simmer 25 - 30 minutes. Taste halfway through and add more seasonings if needed. Reduce heat to low and put the cream cheese in a small bowl.

6. Mix a few ladles of the sauce into the cream cheese to temper it so it doesn't curdle.

7. Add the cream cheese to the pot and stir it in until completely melted. Stir in a tablespoon of fresh cilantro or parsley.

8. Serve with your choice of toppings.


Nutrition Information:

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758k Calories
35g Protein
40g Total Fat
66g Carbs
25% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
758k
38%

Fat
40g
62%

  Saturated Fat
15g
100%

Carbohydrates
66g
22%

  Sugar
7g
8%

Cholesterol
127mg
42%

Sodium
835mg
36%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
35g
71%

Vitamin C
49mg
60%

Vitamin B3
12mg
60%

Selenium
41µg
60%

Vitamin B6
1mg
55%

Phosphorus
498mg
50%

Manganese
0.81mg
40%

Magnesium
139mg
35%

Fiber
8g
33%

Potassium
1139mg
33%

Folate
128µg
32%

Iron
5mg
30%

Vitamin A
1282IU
26%

Vitamin B1
0.38mg
25%

Vitamin B5
2mg
25%

Copper
0.49mg
25%

Vitamin E
3mg
24%

Calcium
233mg
23%

Vitamin K
21µg
20%

Zinc
3mg
20%

Vitamin B2
0.33mg
19%

Vitamin B12
0.45µg
7%

Vitamin D
0.5µg
3%

covered percent of daily need
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