Chicken Chili

Recipe by Miraklegirl
READY IN: 2hrs 25mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the onions in the oil over medium-low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, until translucent.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add the bell peppers, chili powder, cumin, red pepper flakes, cayenne, and salt.
  • Cook for 1 minute.
  • Crush the tomatoes by hand or in batches in a food processor fitted with a steel blade (pulse 6 to 8 times).
  • Add to the pot with the basil.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Rub the chicken breasts with olive oil and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  • Roast the chicken for 35 to 40 minutes, until just cooked.
  • Let cool slightly.
  • Separate the meat from the bones and skin and cut into 3/4-inch chunks.
  • Add to the chili and simmer, uncovered, for another 20 minutes.
  • Serve with the toppings, or refrigerate and reheat gently before serving.
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