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Southwestern White Chicken Chile

Recipe Information
Tasty chile with chicken and spices and topped with cheese that is simple to prepare.



  • olive oil
  • 1 lb (.5 kg). chicken breast meat, cubed
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) chicken broth
  • 1 4-oz. can chopped green chilies
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) garlic powder
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) dried cilantro
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) cayenne pepper
  • 1 15-oz. can white beans (any kind is fine)
  • chopped green onions - for garnish
  • shredded monterey jack cheese - for garnish
  • Heat some oil in large saucepan or Dutch oven over med-high heat.
  • Add chicken and onions (add one chopped green onion, reserve more for garnish) and cook for about five minutes.
  • Stir in the broth and all the seasonings; simmer for fifteen minutes.
  • Add the beans and simmer for five more minutes.
  • Serve immediately sprinkling with plenty of cheese and green onions.
Serve with some hot buttery flour tortillas and some pico de gallo sauce and sour cream for a fabulous Southwestern style meal. enjoy!