White Chicken Chili

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Serves
8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. white beans, rinsed
  • 2 lb. Boneless skinless Smart Chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 cups Chopped onion
  • 4 Medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 oz Mild green chilies, chopped
  • 2 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 8 cups Chicken stock
  • 12 oz Lager beer
  • 3 cups Swiss cheese, grated
  • Sour cream, for garnish
  • Sala, for garnish
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish

Directions

  1. Soak beans overnight in cold water.
  2. Drain the beans. In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil. Add the onions and sauté over med-low heat until translucent (about 5 to 8 minutes). Stir in the garlic, green chilies, cumin, oregano, cloves and cayenne. Sauté for 2 minutes. Add beans and stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until beans are very tender, stirring occasionally, about 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Grill the chicken and cut chicken into medium dice. Add chicken, beer and 1 cup of cheese to the soup. Serve with remaining cheese, sour cream, salsa and cilantro.
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