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white chicken chili

White Chili Chicken with Corn

The white chicken chili with corn recipe is simple to make, delicious and kid-friendly and is a great way to use up the amazing fresh corn in season during the summer. Dress it up with whatever toppings you want! Tortilla chips, Monterey jack cheese, sour cream, avocado and cilantro does the trick!

Course dinner, lunch, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword chicken, corn, dinner, soup, white chili
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 207 kcal


  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 qt. broth chicken or vegetable
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t ground cumin
  • 1 can white beans rinsed and drained
  • 2-3 ears of corn de-kerneled (about 1 C)
  • 1 jar diced green chilies
  • 1 lime

Topping Ideas

  • lime wedges
  • sour cream
  • tortilla chips
  • sour cream
  • avocado


  1. Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and cook for about 5 minutes or until translucent.
  2. Add garlic and cook for an additional minute
  3. Add chicken breasts, stock and salt to the saucepan, cover, bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
  4. Cook for 18-20 minutes, remove chicken to a plate and allow to cool.
  5. While the chicken is cooling, add the remaining ingredients (cumin, white beans, fresh corn, diced green chilies, lime juice) to the pot.
  6. Chop the chicken into bite-size pieces and add to the pot. Season with extra salt to taste if desired.
  7. Serve soup with desired toppings: extra limes wedges, sour cream, tortilla chips, sour cream, avocado

Recipe Notes

Calories are based on the soup, not including the toppings.

Nutrition Facts
White Chili Chicken with Corn
Amount Per Serving
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 71
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.9g12%
Saturated Fat 1.8g11%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 1760mg77%
Potassium 441mg13%
Carbohydrates 11.8g4%
Fiber 2.8g12%
Sugar 2.1g2%
Protein 22g44%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.