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White Lightning Chicken Chili gets its name because it only takes 30 minutes from start to finish to get this one-dish meal to the table. Don't drain the chopped green chiles or navy beans. Serve chili with cornbread.

Recipe by Southern Living January 2012

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Makes 11 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté onion and garlic in hot oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in chicken, next 3 ingredients, and 2 cans navy beans. Coarsely mash remaining can navy beans, and stir into chicken mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring often; cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. Serve with desired toppings.

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Chef's Notes

We tested with McCormick White Chicken Chili Seasoning Mix.

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