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Reni’s Chicken Chili
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
1 hr
Overnight
8 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs
 

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Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 9 quarts
Author: Catherina
Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 1 large yellow onion, finely diced (about 2 cups)
  • 4 large garlic cloves chopped fine
  • 1 chopped green pepper
  • 1 chopped red pepper
  • 2 28 oz cans organic fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 28 oz can of organic tomato sauce
  • 1 6 oz organic tomato paste
  • 1 4 oz can green chilies
  • 1 4 oz can chipotle in adobo sauce, 1 pepper diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 square semi-sweet baker’s chocolate
  • 1 tsp soy sauce more to taste
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp dried cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt plus more if desired to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. ground chicken thighs
  • 3 cups of shredded cooked chicken thighs
  • 1 dash brown sugar or honey if too spicy optional
Garnish
  • tortilla chips scoops
  • sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • avocado
  • fresh cilantro
  • scallions
  • sour cream
Instructions
  1. Heat 1 tsp olive oil in frying pan on medium-high. Add and brown ground turkey, breaking into small bits, allowing liquid to evaporate. Add soy sauce. Set aside the cooked meat.

  2. Put your stockpot over medium-high heat. Sauté the onion with red and green peppers in 1 tsp olive oil. Stir until golden/translucent.

  3. Add garlic, olive oil, chili powder, cumin, red pepper flakes and smoked paprika to the stockpot. Mix well.

  4. Add chicken stock, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, green chilies, baker’s chocolate, and 1 single chipotle, diced, from the can. Stir well. If you like spice, add 1 tsp of the adobo sauce.

  5. Mix in oregano, cilantro, parsley, coriander, cayenne pepper, ancho chili powder, salt, pepper, and the browned turkey.

  6. Bring mixture to a simmer, then reduce heat to low.

  7. Cover and simmer for an hour.

  8. Fold in the shredded chicken and beans.

  9. Remove from heat and <ul>refrigerate (in the stockpot) overnight</ul>.

  10. Reheat chili on medium-low, stirring frequently and gently for 30 minutes before serving.