Mel's "Use-Up-What's-in-The-Pantry" Chicken Chili Recipe

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Submitted by prinzessin_naseimbuch

Makes 8 servings



Recipe created to use up cans of food in my grandparents' old home's pantry. Diced tomato and chili pepper were a 10 oz Rotel can. Baked beans were cans of Bush's Original. Can substitute with fresh ingredients and add more spice to taste.

Recipe Ingredients for Mel's "Use-Up-What's-in-the-Pantry" Chicken Chili

28 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast
81 1/2 oz baked beans
9 oz diced tomato
1 oz diced green chili pepper
2 cups onion, chopped
7 cherry tomatoes, sliced
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp chili powder

Recipe Directions for Mel's "Use-Up-What's-in-the-Pantry" Chicken Chili

  1. Slice chicken breasts into thin strips.

  2. Put chicken, beans, tomato, chili pepper, onion and tomatoes in large pot on high heat.

  3. Stir occasionally to keep beans and chicken from sticking.

  4. When chicken is cooked (white in color), shred with fork. *NOTE: You may have to fish out the chicken and pull it to shreds on a cutting board then put back in the pot.

  5. Turn to low heat and let simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally until warmed through or desired thickness (10-20 minutes).

  6. Serve over a bed of lettuce, an open roll, or rice.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, American-Southwestern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 560.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
650
Calories from Fat
171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.0g
29%
Saturated Fat
6.7g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Sodium
1307mg
54%
Potassium
1736mg
50%
Total Carbohydrates
72.8g
24%
Dietary Fiber
19.2g
77%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
48.8g
Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 22% Iron 42%
* 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
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