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Spicy Chicken Chili

Originally posted 02/15/16

Soups and stews are a great way to warm up on a cold winter day!  This week’s featured recipe is a delicious chicken chili with a spicy kick that’s sure to warm you up in a hurry!  I’m betting that, if your family likes spicy foods, like mine do, then you’ll be getting requests for seconds when you put this yummy Spicy Chicken Chili together!  And, putting this recipe together is fairly simple as well!  Hope you enjoy this delicious recipe as much as my family does!  Have a great week!  Lisa  

Spicy Chicken Chili

A delicious spicy chili with a little kick!

10 minPrep Time

35 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

6 large chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
1 large onion, diced
2 red bell peppers, diced
1 T. garlic, minced
2 t. cumin
½ t. black pepper
1 T. canola oil
3 T. butter
2 c. chicken stock
1 (4 oz. can) chopped green chilies
1 (8 oz. jar) jalapenos slices (pickled)
2 (16 oz. jars) salsa verde
3 (15 ½ oz. cans) navy or great northern beans
Shredded cheddar (optional)
Sour cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large Dutch oven, add the canola oil and butter and melt over medium to high heat.
  2. Add the onion and bell peppers and sauté until onions are just starting to caramelize.
  3. Stir in the garlic, cumin and black pepper. Add the chicken breasts and cover with chicken stock. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium. Continue to cook until chicken is done.
  4. Remove chicken breasts and coarsely chop; then return to Dutch oven.
  5. Rinse and drain the beans. Add green chilies, jalapenos, salsa verde and beans to Dutch oven. Heat through and serve topped with shredded cheese and sour cream, if desired.
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http://cornfedcreations.com/spicy-chicken-chili/

Spicy Chicken Chili

Chicken & Dumplings

This week’s featured recipe is one of my family’s favorite comfort foods for this time of year!  The classic taste of this old fashioned recipe evokes childhood memories of chilly days and warm kitchen aromas!  There’s just nothing quite like the delicious, wholesome flavors of this comforting Chicken & Dumplings recipe!  Hope you enjoy!  Please be sure to leave me your comments for this or other recipes on this site!  I’d love to hear from YOU!  Have a great week!  Lisa

Chicken & Dumplings

Yields 16

Delicious and soothing to the soul! This comfort food is outstanding!

30 minPrep Time

1 hrCook Time

1 hr, 30 Total Time

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Ingredients

For stock:
1 ½ lbs. split chicken breast (with skin & bones)
1 envelope onion soup mix
2 t. poultry seasoning
2 t. minced garlic
1 t. pepper
8 to 12 oz. egg noodles (optional)
4 to 6 quarts water
For Dumplings:
2½ c. flour
1 T. baking powder
1½ t. salt
3 T. dried, minced parsley flakes
6 T. shortening or butter
1½ c. milk or buttermilk

Instructions

  1. For stock:
  2. Place ingredients for stock in a Dutch oven, cover with water and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer until chicken begins to fall off of the bone.
  4. Remove from heat and separate solid ingredients from stock through a colander.
  5. Return the stock to the Dutch oven.
  6. Let chicken cool enough to handle, then remove and discard skin and bones. Return chicken (bones removed) to stock and heat again to simmering.
  7. Add egg noodles at this point, if desired.
  8. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, mix together dumplings.
  9. For dumplings
  10. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and parsley in a medium bowl and whisk together.
  11. Add shortening and cut in (with a pastry blender) until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  12. Add enough milk to make a sticky dough.
  13. Drop dough by the spoonful into the simmering broth.
  14. When all dough has been dropped into the broth, cover and continue to cook for approximately 15-20 minutes, until dumplings are cooked through.
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