Chicken Chili With Barley

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by cookin mimi

This is a good, easy, hearty, and healthy stew. The basic recipe was on the back of a box of barley, but I tweaked it ALOT to suit my family's taste.

Top Review by Chicopee

mmmm mmmmm good. What a great stew/chili. You just know I'm going to be making this often. It's absolutely scrumptious. Made a couple changes:instead of 2cans diced tomato, I used 28oz crushed tomatoes. I used only 1 chicken breast and shredded it instead of cutting into pieces. Thanks so much for the posting. xo Kathy

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In dutch oven, combine first 8 ingredients, bring to a boil.
  2. Then reduce heat, cover, and simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add beans and chicken, bring to a boil over high heat again, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, another 15 minutes.
  4. If chili becomes too thick as it stands, add more chicken broth or water until chili reaches the desired consistency. Top with grated cheese or sour cream if desired.

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