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Chicken & Chick Pea Chili Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken & Chick Pea Chili recipe? Learn how to make Chicken & Chick Pea Chili using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by maxsmart86

Makes 8 servings



1 cup dried chickpeas, soaked overnight and cooked until tender (or 3 cans, rinsed and drained) 2 oranges 2 tablespoons grapeseed, canola, or vegetable oil 2 cups chopped onion 4 garlic cloves, pressed 4 teaspoons chili powder 4 teaspoons cumin 1 ˝ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, poached and shredded 1 28 to 32 ounce can diced tomatoes, fire roasted preferred chopped chiles in adobo sauce, to taste plain Greek yogurt, fat free chopped cilantro

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken & Chick Pea Chili

3 Can Chick Peas
2 fruit (2-5/8" dia) Oranges
2 tbsp Vegetable Oil, Canola
2 cup, chopped or diced Onions
4 cloves, raw Garlic
4 tsp Chili Powder
1.25 serving Ground Cumin
24 oz Boneless Chicken Breasts
28 oz Diced Tomatoes
1 chile Chiles
1 serving, raw Cilantro

Recipe Directions for Chicken & Chick Pea Chili

  1. Soak and then cook the chickpeas as described above until tender (30-40 minutes). Drain and set aside. (Alternately, rinse and drain 3 cans of chickpeas, about 3 cups, and set aside.

  2. Cut the oranges in half and set aside.

  3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onions. Sauté 5 minutes over medium heat, until softened. Add garlic and spices. Stir to combine and heat through. Add the shredded chicken and toss with the seasonings to coat.

  4. Add to this the tomatoes, beans, and one tablespoon of of chiles in adobo (or to taste). Add the juice of one orange into the pot. Cover, bring the chili to a simmer and let simmer for about 15 minutes.

  5. After gently simmering, juice the second orange into the pot. Stir and taste for seasonings. Add salt and pepper as needed to taste.

  6. Once the chili is heated through, ladle servings into bowls. Top with yogurt and chopped cilantro to serve.

  7. Recipe courtesy of Jane Ward, author and blogger at Food & Fiction, 2011.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 395.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
291
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
49mg
16%
Sodium
301mg
13%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
28.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8.2g
33%
Sugars
8.4g
Protein
28.4g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 18% Iron 37%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
91% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in vitamin C
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