I made this for dinner last night which, I must say, went perfectly with the gloomy, rainy weather. I'm soaking up all this cooler weather before we move to Arizona because, let's face it...I'm going to look like a lobster year round #idon'tdowellwiththesun.
This recipe is super easy and full of lots of quality ingredients. You can make it in the crockpot, or over the stove. I found the recipe HERE.
- 1 1/2 lbs. Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 Tbsp. ghee or avocado oil (for stovetop version only)
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 1 medium bell pepper, any color
- 1 small jalapeno, seeds and membranes removed and finely diced
- 6 cloves garlic
- 2 ½ tsp. ground cumin (add more to taste)
- 1 tsp. dried oregano
- 2 tsp. chili powder (add more to taste)
- 1 tsp. sea salt
- ¼ tsp. black pepper
- 4 cups organic chicken broth (or homemade bone broth)
- 1 14-ounce can full-fat coconut milk
- Juice of ½ lime
- ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- Fresh cilantro and lime wedges for garnish, optional
SLOW COOKER DIRECTIONS
Add onion, peppers, garlic and spices (cumin through black pepper) to the bottom of a slow cooker. Arrange chicken on top of vegetables in a single layer.
Add broth and place lid on slow cooker.
- Set heat to LOW and cook 5-6 hours or until chicken is done and vegetables are tender.
- Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks. Return chicken to slow cooker.
- Turn heat to HIGH. Add coconut milk, stir and replace lid. Continue heating an additional 10-15 minutes or until soup is heated through.
- Stir in lime juice and cilantro. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired. Serve in bowls garnished with chopped parsley and lime wedges, if desired.
- Place a large saucepan with lid (or Dutch oven) over medium heat. Add 1 Tbsp. ghee or coconut oil and allow to melt. When ghee just starts to shimmer, add onions and peppers. Saute 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion and peppers starts to soften.
- Add garlic, cumin, oregano, chili powder, salt and pepper. Continue to cook an additional 30-60 seconds or until fragrant.
- Lay chicken in pan over the onion and pepper mixture. Add 2 cups broth and bring just to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Shred chicken in the pan using two forks.
- Add remaining 2 cups of broth and coconut milk and return to a simmer. Cover pan and allow chili to simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
- Remove from heat and stir in lime juice and cilantro. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired. Serve in bowls garnished with chopped parsley and lime wedges, if desired.