Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Chicken Chili

We were sitting in a waiting area of an airport the first time I had chicken chili. It was honestly, the best chili I have ever had. I don't think I have exactly duplicated it, but really it's a recipe that you can have fun with and add whatever vegetables you like. This recipe serves four.

Ingredients:


  • 2 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 pkg chili seasoning, such as Club House
  • 1 can Heinz style chili beans (pinto and red kidney)
  • 1 can tomatoes ( I use Aylmer Accents for chili)


Method:
  1. Cut chicken into bite size pieces and brown both sides in large frying pan.
  2. Add onion and celery. Cook, stirring a few minutes, then add peppers and cook another few minutes.
  3. Add chili seasoning, stirring to coat and then add tomatoes and beans.
  4. Simmer for about 1/2 hour. Serve with toppings such as sour cream and grated cheese. Good with cornbread and a mixed green salad.
Note: it you can't get chili style beans and tomatoes, use regular kidney beans and stewed tomatoes with a pkg of chili seasoning according to taste. Heinz Chili Sauce is also a good addition, according to taste.

11 comments:

  1. Looks great..that will have to be a 'must try'

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  2. It looks very tasty Anneliese!

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  3. Hi! I just recently found your wonderful blog and have enjoyed browsing through your recipes. I do have a question though. I’m allergic to dairy, wheat products, and a few other things and have a hard time finding tasty desserts that I can eat. Since I have an upcoming birthday, I was wondering if you had any recipes for dairy and wheat-less cakes or other such party treats. Thank you!
    Blessings!
    Shana

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  4. I have been hearing about chicken chili allot lately and hoped to find a recipe. You made my day...it will be one of our suppers this week. Looks delish! Kathy (MGCC)

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  5. Chicken chili would hit the spot today! Thanks for sharing.

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  6. looks fantastic and can be easily doubled too ..which is always wonderful if need be.

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  7. Love chicken chili! Your recipe looks scrumptious.

    Shana you could try this site:
    http://glutenfreenaturally.blogspot.com/2010/03/vanilla-cupcakes-allergy-free.html

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  8. Dear Shana, all our gluten-free recipes are wheat-free. Gluten-free is always wheat-free although wheat-free may not be gluten-free, since rye, barley, oats (cross-contaminated) have gluten but not wheat.
    You could use our gluten-free recipes and substitute non-dairy for the dairy ingred.
    Hope that helps!

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