Olgas Chicken Chili Recipe

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Olga's Chicken Chili is a delicious and hearty dish that is perfect for those chilly nights. Packed with flavor and protein, this chili is sure to satisfy your taste buds. The combination of tender chicken, beans, and spices creates a comforting and filling meal. Plus, it's easy to make and can be ready in no time!

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for extra heat)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the diced chicken and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, add the diced onion, minced garlic, and diced red bell pepper. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
  4. Add the cooked chicken back to the pot, along with the black beans, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper (if using), salt, and pepper.
  5. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  6. Bring the chili to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it