Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

If there is any leftovers they go great on baked potatoes for lunch the next day, with a little grated cheese and LF.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, combine 2 1/2 cups of water with the lemon pepper and cumin seed.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add the chicken breast halves and return to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and simmer 20 to 30 minutes, or until the chicken is fork tender and the juices run clear.
  5. Remove the chicken from the pan and cut into tiny pieces.
  6. Defat the broth, return to the saucepan, and place the chicken back in the stock.
  7. Spray a medium skillet with vegetable oil cooking spray, add the garlic, and cook and stir over low heat 1 minute (careful not to burn garlic.) Add to the chicken, then sauté the onion in the same skillet, cooking until tender.
  8. Add the cooked onion, corn, chiles, ground cumin and lime juice to the chicken mixture.
  9. Bring to a boil.
  10. Add beans and simmer until thoroughly heated, about 45 minutes.
  11. To serve, place about 1 tbsp.
  12. each of tortilla chips and cheese in eight individual soup bowls, ladle hot chili over, and serve with salsa.


Most Helpful

Very delicious, I did end up adding 12 more oz of chicken broth that I substituted for the water and then thickened it up with a mixture of 3 tbsp. melted butter and 4 tbsp. of flour. Thanks for posting!

Nicoleg February 04, 2010

My family loved this from my husband down to my two year old. I went to two stores and could not find whole cumin seed so I had to settle for the ground cumin I already have. I used chicken broth instead of the plain water. I made this with cornbread on a rainy day. Excellent loved the non overpowering flavor. Had a healthy feel as well. Thanks.

Tracie Altland November 28, 2005

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