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Creamy Crockpot White Chicken Chili

  • Author: Katie
  • Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 11 cups 1x


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. Mix Ingredients in Slow Cooker: 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. To Finish and Serve: 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. Make Freezer Pack: 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. Break up and Add To Slow Cooker: 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. Cook: 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.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex


  • 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

Keywords: white chicken chili,creamy white chicken chili

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