Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins
This is a great winter chili that everyone will love. My neighbors kids love it so much they eat it for breakfast! Super easy and so delicious.
- 2 1⁄2 cups water
- 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
- 1 teaspoon cumin seed
- 4 chicken breast halves, skinned and boned
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 minced garlic clove
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 (9 ounce) packages frozen white corn, thawed
- 2 (4 -8 ounce) canschopped green chilies (I use 2)
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 2 -3 teaspoons lime juice
- 2 (15 ounce) cans great northern beans, undrained
- crushed tortilla chips
- shredded monterey jack cheese (or whatever cheese you prefer)
- Mix water, lemon pepper and cumin seed in large saucepan and heat to a boil.
- Add chicken breast halves, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until chicken is fork tender and juices run clear, about 20-25 minutes.
- Remove chicken from pot and cut into 1 inch pieces.
- Add chicken back to liquid in saucepan.
- Heat olive oil in skillet and cook onions and garlic for a minute or two and then add to saucepan with the chicken.
- Stir in corn, green chilies, ground cumin and lime juice and heat to a boil.
- Add beans and cook until thoroughly heated.
- To serve- place crushed tortilla chips and some shredded cheese into each bowl and ladle hot soup over them.
Very good, though the flavors didn't really pop until we added liberal amounts of salt, pepper, and fresh-squeezed lemon juice at the table. I used dried beans and fresh corn and anaheim and jalapeno peppers rather than canned or frozen. Served with jack cheese, tortilla chips, and avocado slices.
Delicious and easy!
Used a few of the suggestions from commenters: 2 c. of chicken broth instead of water, about 5 oz. of chilis and a can of mild Rotel. Otherwise, stuck to the recipe.
This was good, and the family enjoyed it, but I didn't find it to be very exciting. Then again, I substituted a few ingredients. Frozen white corn and cumin seeds are two ingredients I've never seen in a grocery store.