White Chicken Chili

This hearty white chicken chili is loaded with flavor. Made with rotisserie chicken, green chili, and white beans for a filling and delicious soup recipe!  

Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword beans, chicken, chili, soup


  • 1 pound of white northern beans soaked overnight
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup Pompeian olive oil
  • 3 cups cooked chicken cubed or shredded
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 (4 oz) can chopped green chilies
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon old bay seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 of a can of chipotle in adobo chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chicken base
  • 1 pickled jalapeno chopped
  • 1/4 cup half & half
  • sour cream, shredded cheese, limes optional


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large stock pot. Sauté the onion, celery, and garlic until tender which should only take about five minutes.
  2. Stir in the chicken, water, bay leaf, chilies, oregano, cumin, mustard, basil, old bay, Cajun, chipotle, chicken base, and jalapeno. Let that simmer for 1-1/2 hours.
  3. Stir in the beans, make sure you drain off any remaining liquid from the night before, and half and half. Let that simmer for another 1-1/2 hours.
  4. Top with a dollop of sour cream and enjoy!