Chicken Cashew Chili

Recipe by Tonkcats

Good healthy recipe

Top Review by mandave

This was really good, but next time I'll add some jalapenos or something to give it a little bit more kick, (the way i like my chili). I made this for our church chili cook-off and won most original.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chile Puree:.
  2. Heat a small skillet over high heat until very hot. Place chiles in pan, one at a time and press down with tongs for about 1 minute on each side. Next, seed and devein the chiles.
  3. Place chiles in a blender with cashews and chicken stock.
  4. Puree until smooth.
  5. Chili: In a stock pot, briefly saute onion, garlic, cumin, chile powder, and salt in the olive oil.
  6. Add chicken and stir to coat. Stir in chile puree, cilantro, and tomatoes.
  7. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  8. Add cashews, chocolate and beans.
  9. Stir until chocolate melts.
  10. Serve NOTES : F or spicy chili, add 2 or 3 chipotles to the puree and double the chile powder.

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