Green Chicken Chili a nice chili to make in the warmer months. It is a bit lighter than traditional chili, yet packed with protein to keep your energy up on those busy days. This chili uses chicken, green chiles, pinto and white beans, chicken broth, spices and a can of beer to create a flavor packed bowl of soup.
GREEN CHICKEN CHILI
Are you wondering why in the world I am sharing a chili recipe in the summer? I am one of those people that eats soup and chili year round. In the summer I would say that I don’t make it as often but it still appears on my table on a weekly basis. I love veggie heavy soups in the summer, since we usually have a garden full of vegetables waiting to be used. Today’s Green Chicken Chili is a hearty chili but still on the lighter side, which makes it a nice option for the warmer months.
What I really love about this Green Chicken Chili is the combination of spices mixed with the fire roasted green chiles and the can of beer that all simmer together to create a seriously delicious flavor combo. If you can get your hands on fired roasted diced chiles, they are the best! I love the flavor of them. My local Trader Joes sells them but if you can’t get your hands on them feel free to just use regular diced green chiles.
While this chili is a nice, light summer chili recipe it would also be perfect for fall and winter. Save it and make it! I promise that it will be a hit with your friends and family. I love making a big batch of this while we watch football or for those busy nights when I don’t have time to make dinner. This Green Chicken Chili also freezes really well so you can keep the leftovers for another day.
When I make this I always load it up with goodies-cilantro, green onion, cheese, jalapeños, sour cream, red onion…the works! I think my favorite part of this chili has to be the can of beer that you add to give it a little amped up flavor. I like to use a light beer–a pilsner or an ale. Of course make sure you buy a six pack so you can enjoy another one when you are eating your chili!