White Chicken Chili Verde | Life, Love, and Good Food
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White Chicken Chili Verde {Slow Cooker}

Live life with a little SPICE and this White Chicken Chili Verde! This chili simmers all day in a broth of tangy salsa verde, jalapeños, green chilies, and cumin.
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken chili, slow-cooker, verde, white chicken chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 -10 servings
Calories 291.5kcal
Author Sheila @ Life, Love, and Good Food


  • 2 pounds chicken breast
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 fresh jalapeños, seeded and diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 cans green chilis (4.5 ounce)
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 2 cans white beans, drained and rinsed (15 ounces)
  • 1 (32 ounce container) of chicken stock or broth
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • cheddar or Monterey jack cheese (for garnish)


  • lightly coat the bottom of slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place chopped onion, jalapeno peppers, and minced garlic in bottom of slow cooker, then top with the chicken breast (trimmed of any fat). Sprinkle chicken evenly with the spices.
  • Next, add the green chills and salsa verde, plus the drained and rinsed white beans and chicken broth.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  • Before serving, remove the chicken and shred using two forks. Return the chicken to the slow cooker and squeeze the fresh lime juice over all. Stir; then simmer an additional 20-30 minutes.
  • Garnish with shredded cheddar or Monterey cheese, if desired.


Original Recipe from Maebells.
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Calories: 291.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.4g | Protein: 35.6g | Fat: 5.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.8g | Cholesterol: 68.6mg | Sodium: 642.6mg | Potassium: 463.3mg | Fiber: 6.8g | Sugar: 2.5g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 3.7mg