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White Chicken Chili Recipe

Full of flavor with tasty and easily available ingredients this White Chicken Chili is the perfect comfort food when you want to warm up and switch up your chili routine.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Chili, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 439kcal


  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups shredded chicken
  • 30 ounces (2 15. oz cans) Rotel
  • 15 ounce can white beans drained
  • 15 ounces canned fire roasted corn drained
  • 8 ounces (2 4. oz cans) chopped green chiles
  • 2 tablespoon ranch seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 8 ounces cream cheese cut into cubes

Toppings (optional):

  • Cilantro
  • Sliced Jalapeno
  • Limes
  • Tortilla Strips
  • Shredded cheese


  • Sauté́ diced onions, minced garlic, and butter in a large Dutch oven or large pot until onions are translucent.
  • Add in shredded chicken, Rotel, white beans, corn, green chilies, ranch seasoning, salt, pepper, and chicken stock.
  • Stir and let simmer over medium heat for 35 minutes.
  • Turn heat to low and add in cubed cream cheese.
  • Stir until melted.
  • Serve with all your favorite chili toppings.


  1. Toppings are not included in nutritional value.
  2. Use any kind of shredded chicken you have, see my tips above on some uses.
  3. There are many different Rotels, we use regular in this recipe but all will work depending on your flavor profile.
  4. This can be frozen, see my tips above. 
  5. White beans can either be Great Northern or Cannellini.
  6. You can top this with any of your favorite toppings, we like cilantro, sliced jalapeños, limes, tortilla strips an shredded cheese.
  7. This can be made in the slow cooker, see my instructions above on how to do that.
  8. Fresh green chiles can be used if you have them, just sauté then with your onions. 


Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 1138mg | Potassium: 897mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 706IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 4mg