White Chicken Chili Recipe (Low Calorie)

White Chicken Chili

You can make this white chicken chili recipe in the Crockpot or the Instant Pot!

Below you will find the full white chicken chili recipe, a shopping list. Plus directions to make Instant Pot white chicken chili and crockpot white chicken chili recipe.

White Chicken Chili

This white chicken chili recipe is only 310 calories, and packed full of metabolism boosting ingredients.

I made these chicken with chili recipes for my cookbook Easy Dinners.

Make this 310 calorie White Chicken Chili recipe in the crockpot, or the Instant Pot!

Low Calorie White Chicken Chili Recipe

Recipes for chicken chili are a great way to serve a large group or family… Or make a lot of leftovers!

My crock pot white chicken chili recipe comes with Instant Pot directions, so you can make it fast or slow.

Here’s what you’ll find in this article:

  • White Chicken Chili Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make White Chicken Chili in the Crockpot
  • How to Make Instant Pot White Chicken Chili
  • White Chicken Chili Recipe (recipe card!)
  • More About the Easy Dinners Cookbook

Below you will find a shopping list for the white bean chicken chili, and further below Instant Pot and Crockpot directions for chili recipes chicken.

Check out the shopping list in the section below! I recommend screnshotting with your phone for easy grocery shopping.

White Chicken Chili Ingredients

This chicken white bean chili is packed full of metabolism boosting ingredients. It will help you lose weight and keep it off, all while curbing your cravings for chicken chile recipes.

This white chicken chili recipe comes from my cookbook Easy Dinners... I’ll share more about this healthy cookbook below, including more recipes you can try from the book.

Low Calorie White Chicken Chili Recipe - Easy Dinners Cookbook

This Easy Dinners Cookbook will help you get healthy meals on the table. It will save you money, time, and calories! And with that said, this shopping list will make life easier… Screen shot it on your phone before going to the store!

White Chicken Chili Shopping List:

  • Yellow or Red onion
  • Jalapeño
  • Garlic
  • Canned diced mild green chiles
  • Cumin
  • Ground coriander
  • Chili powder
  • Lime
  • Low-sodium chicken broth
  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Can of white beans
  • Fresh cilantro 

I make these recipes extra easy by getting canned beans for white chicken chili. This pantry staple is a great item to stock up on when on sale.

Now that you have your white chicken chili beans, and other ingredients… Let’s discuss how to make this recipe in the Crockpot AND the Instant Pot.

How to Make White Chicken Chili in the Crockpot

My chicken chili recipes can be made in the crockpot and the instant pot… In this section I will show you how to make white chicken chili in crockpot.

This recipe is from my cookbook Easy Dinners. And this recipe is absolutely classified as “Easy Dinners” it takes only 5 minutes to prep, and then you just dump everything into the slow cooker and walk away!

White Chicken Chili

This delicious and easy recipe comes from my cookbook Easy Dinners. In the cookbook there is a Cooking Fast/Cooking Slow chapter in which all recipes can be made in the crockpot or slow cooker.

White Chicken Chili for Crockpot:

  1. In a slow cooker, combine the onion, jalapeño, garlic, green chiles, cumin, coriander, chili powder, lime juice, broth, and chicken. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or on low for 5 hours.
  2. When the chicken is almost done, put the beans in a medium bowl and use a fork to gently mash a little more than half of them. Set aside.
  3. Remove the chicken breasts and shred them. Return the chicken to the slow cooker, add the beans (mashed and unmashed) and cook, uncovered, for
  4. 10 minutes to heat everything through.
  5. Top with the cilantro and serve with toppings of your choosing.

This slow cooker white chicken chili recipe can be made fast… Check out the Instant Pot directions below!

How to Make Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

This low calorie chicken white bean chili can be made in in the Instant Pot too!

This chic chili comes from my cookbook Easy Dinners. And in that cookbook there is a Cooking Fast/Cooking Slow chapter where all recipes have directions for the Crockpot AND Instant Pot!

Low Calorie White Chicken Chili Recipe - Easy Dinners Cookbook

Below you will find the Instant Pot directions to make white chicken chili easy… And fast!

How to Make Instant Pot White Chicken Chili:

  1. Sauté the onion, jalapeño, garlic, green chiles, and chicken on medium in the Instant Pot, add the broth, and scrape very well so you don’t get a “burn” message.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients (except the cilantro). Cover the Instant Pot and cook on high pressure for 20 minutes. 
  3. Quick-release the pressure, remove the chicken and shred it, then return it to the pot and add the beans. Sauté on low for 5 minutes.
  4. Top with the cilantro and serve with toppings of your choosing.

You can also make this white chicken chili crockpot style… It takes longer but you can dump in all the ingredients and walk away!

Now that you have white chicken chili crockpot and Instant Pot directions, here’s the sharable recipe card…

Low Calorie White Chicken Chili Recipe

This is the best white chicken chili recipe for people looking to cut calories without changing the flavor!

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili Recipe (Low Calorie)

Lose Weight By Eating
This low calorie White Chicken Chili Recipe can be made in the Crockpot or the Instant Pot!
Directions for Instant Pot white chicken chili, and Crockpot white chicken chili are included.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 7 servings
Calories 310 kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker or Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium yellow or red onion minced
  • 1 jalapeño seeds and ribs removed, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup canned diced mild green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • teaspoons ground coriander
  • teaspoons chili powder
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 4 cups 1 quart low-sodium chicken broth 2 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 15.5-ounce can white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Optional Toppings:

  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 0% Greek yogurt in place of sour cream
  • Sliced green onions
  • Tortilla chips

Instructions
 

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

  • In a slow cooker, combine the onion, jalapeño, garlic, green chiles, cumin, coriander, chili powder, lime juice, broth, and chicken. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or on low for 5 hours.
  • When the chicken is almost done, put the beans in a medium bowl and use a fork to gently mash a little more than half of them. Set aside.
  • Remove the chicken breasts and shred them. Return the chicken to the slow cooker, add the beans (mashed and unmashed) and cook, uncovered, for
  • 10 minutes to heat everything through.
  • Top with the cilantro and serve with toppings of your choosing.

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

  • Sauté the onion, jalapeño, garlic, green chiles, and chicken on medium in the Instant Pot, add the broth, and scrape very well so you don’t get a “burn” message.
  • Add the remaining ingredients (except the cilantro). Cover the Instant Pot and cook on high pressure for 20 minutes.
  • Quick-release the pressure, remove the chicken and shred it, then return it to the pot and add the beans. Sauté on low for 5 minutes.
  • Top with the cilantro and serve with toppings of your choosing.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 310kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 30gFat: 3.5gSaturated Fat: 1gFiber: 10gSugar: 2.5g
Keyword crockpot, Instant Pot, Main Course
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If you liked this recipe for Low Calorie White Chicken Chili, you’ll love my Easy Dinners cookbook!

All of the recipes in this cookbook had to be easy to make… and yes we had some strict guidelines:

Every Easy Dinners Recipe had to fall into 2 or more of these categories:

  • Prep time 5 minutes or less
  • Cook time 30 minutes or less
  • 5 ingredients or less
  • Dump in and walk away recipes
Low Calorie White Chicken Chili Recipe - Easy Dinners Cookbook

I worked on these guidelines with my editor to ensure all of the recipes in this cookbook are TRULY Easy Dinners!

You can find delicious meals for the entire family in the Easy Dinners cookbook… here are a few of my favorite:

  • Huevos Rancheros Tacos
  • BLTA Salad
  • Pizza Chicken Breasts
  • Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
  • Chicken Curry Soup
  • Peanut Butter Brownies

Get the recipes HERE!

Make your life easier with Easy Dinners that you can feel good about eating and serving your family. All meals are under 500 calories, and don’t worry… the portions are HUGE!

Lose Weight By Eating: Easy Dinners includes recipes for one-pan meals, slow cookers, Instant Pots, and even cooking with kids, as well as shortcuts to help you get your evening meal on the table fast.

If you’re looking to add healthy meals to your diet without sacrificing valuable time with your family… try some Easy Dinner Recipes!

This White Chicken Chili Recipe is just a small “taste” of what you’ll find in the Easy Dinners Cookbook!

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