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Easy Chicken Chili by The BakerMama

Easy Chicken Chili

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  • Author: The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8+


Every bite of satisfying and flavorful Easy Chicken Chili is full of delicious southwest flavor. It’s the perfect low-maintenance weeknight meal!


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans
  • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans hominy
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies (such as Rotel)
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, meat removed from bones & shredded (about 4 cups)


  1. Heat canola oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add chopped onion and minced garlic. Let sauté for about 5 minutes until onions become translucent. Stir in cumin, chili powder and salt.
  2. Add the undrained cans of garbanzo beans, hominy and diced tomatoes.
  3. Stir in the shredded chicken.
  4. Bring to a simmer and then reduce the heat to low and let the chili simmer, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour.


Serve with sour cream, shredded cheese, diced avocado, chopped cilantro and Fritos.