Brimming with chicken, beans, sweet corn, peppers, and spices, it’s best served with a dollop of sour cream, extra cheese, and cilantro, plus warm corn tortillas on the side.


  • 6 Boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt and ground white pepper
  • 1 pound dried Great Northern beans, soaked overnight, and rinsed
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cans green chiles, chopped
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno, sliced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup masa
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen sweet corn
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup grated Monterey jack cheese, plus more for serving
  • Sour cream, for serving
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for serving
  • corn tortillas warmed for serving.



  1. Add the chicken breasts to a slow cooker, In a bowl, mix the cumin, coriander, oregano, paprika, red pepper flakes, and some salt and pepper, then sprinkle over the chicken.
  2. Add the beans, celery, garlic, canned chiles, onions, bell peppers, and jalapeno. Pour in the chicken broth, put the lid on, and cook on low until beans are cooked, the vegetables are soft and the flavors are combined for about 7 – 1/2 hours.
  3. Mix the milk with the masa and add to the slow cooker. Add the frozen corn straight from the freezer and continue to cook until the sauce has thickened, another 30 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken to a board and shred using 2 forks. Return to the slow cooker, then add in the lime, sprinkle over the Monterey Jack cheese and stir to melt.
  5. To serve: Ladle the chili into bowls and garnish with a dollop of sour cream, extra cheese, and cilantro. Roll up a warm tortilla and serve on the side of the bowl.

Source – Food Network