White Chicken Chili

  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 11 cups 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex


You’re going to want to save this slow cooker Creamy White Chicken Chili with corn and white beans. It is so easy- just stir the ingredients into the crockpot and turn it on! It can be meal prepped as a freezer meal too!



1 ¾ pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into chunks

2 large onions, diced

1 green or bell pepper or 2 poblano peppers, diced

1 ½ cups frozen corn kernels

¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons cup cornmeal

2 tablespoons chopped garlic

2 tablespoons ground cumin

1 tablespoon ground coriander

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

3 cups chicken broth

1 14-ounce can navy beans or cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

½ cup heavy cream

Shredded cheddar cheese, cilantro and lime wedges for serving, optional


  1. Stir chicken, onions, peppers, corn, cornmeal, garlic, cumin, coriander, chili powder, salt, cayanne and broth together in the insert of a 6 quart slow cooker. Cover and cook for 6 hours on low.
  2. When timer goes off, stir well. Add in beans and stir in cream. Serve garnished with cilantro, cheese and serve with lime wedges.


Meal Prep/ Freezer Meal Instructions:

  1. Combine chicken, onion, peppers, corn and cornmeal in a large bowl. Toss to coat. Transfer to a 1 gallon freezer bag. Add garlic, cumin, coriander, chili powder, salt and cayenne. Press out any excess air, and seal shut. Freeze flat up to 3 months.
  2. Whack the frozen bag of chili ingredients with a rolling pin or heavy skillet several times to break apart. Transfer the frozen ingredients to the insert of a large (6-quart) slow cooker.
  3. Add broth, cover and cook for 8 hours on high. When timer goes off, stir in beans and heavy cream. Serve garnished with cilantro and serve with lime wedges.


  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 365
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Fat: 19 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 32 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 29 g

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