Wednesday, December 12, 2012

"Skinny" Barbecue Chicken Chili

 I've been feeling especially domestic this week and have another delicious recipe to share. Chili is a go-to meal during the cold winter months. Growing up, I never really liked chili, but this recipe is so flavorful and healthy that now I really like it. I believe I've said before that I'm a crockpot girl. I love coming home from work to a scrumptious, piping hot meal waiting for us to gobble up! I made barbecue chicken chili this week and was not disappointed!

P.S. My friend, Sara, gave me this recipe for my wedding shower collection, so I have her to thank for the yumminess!

Barbecue Chicken Chili

1 lb ground chicken
1 lg. onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 can pinto beans rinsed and drained
2 cans red kidney beans rinsed and drained
1 can diced tomatoes
1 (4 1/2 oz) can chopped green chiles
1/4 cup chili powder
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon molasses
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tsp. ground cumin
3 garlic cloves chopped
1 (12 oz) bottle chili sauce

Place ground chicken, onion, pepper, garlic in crockpot and stir with fork to blend. Add beans, tomatoes, chili sauce, green chilies, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, molasses, brown sugar and cumin-mix well.
Cover and cook until flavors blend and chili thickens slightly.
4-5 hrs on high or 8-10 hrs on low. Enjoy!

Hubs is the best sous chef a girl could ask for! He even took on chopping the dreaded onion!
**also notice the new beard--what a cutie :)

A picture of the chili before it's cooked!

We garnished with shredded Mexican blend cheese and avacado :) this time! Doesn't that look hearty and good??!

I'm a sucker for crockpot meals, any others that you've made recently??


  1. I love crockpot meals too! They're super easy especially during a super easy day. I love the recipes I find on Pinterest. They have some great and easy to follow dishes there.


    1. Awesome I'll check out your pinterest page!

  2. I'm loving that the chili is made with chicken instead of beef. It looks delicious and hearty without being too heavy. You and your hubby are so cute together. :) How awesome that he cut the onions for you. That's the worst part!

    I hope you are having a lovely week my dear and thank you so much for linking up to last week's Aloha Friday Blog Hop.

    If you have time, we'd love to have you come back and link up to the Aloha Friday Blog Hop if you haven't already!


    Jean {What Jean Likes}

  3. Found you through the blog hop i'm co-hosting! Thanks for linking up, follow back if you'd like :)


  4. This looks so good! Thanks for sharing! I may have to try it soon. :)

  5. mmm I love chili!! Never tried it with chicken though... I might just have to give this recipe a go :)