Craving a hearty and mouthwatering dish that’s easy to whip up? Our Scrumptious Green Chili Chicken will definitely hit the spot! This dish is a delightful fusion of shredded chicken in a creamy, spicy, and cheesy sauce. It’s the comfort food you never knew you needed until now.
A story I love to tell revolves around our family’s love for this Green Chili Chicken. I remember the first time I served it – there was a quiet moment as everyone took their first bite, followed by an outbreak of ‘mmm’s’ and ‘oh wow’s’. It was an instant success. From then on, Green Chili Chicken became a comfort food staple, especially during colder months, but honestly, it’s just as enjoyable any time of the year!
Why This Green Chili Chicken is Simply Irresistible ?
Our Green Chili Chicken stands out due to its balanced, irresistible blend of flavors. Tender, shredded chicken is enveloped in a rich and creamy sauce, elevated with the mild heat of green chilis and jalapeno. The amalgamation of spices – chili powder, cumin, and onion powder, impart an unparalleled depth of flavor. Topped off with gooey, melted cheese, this dish is the perfect comfort food that’s hard to resist.
- 15g (1 tbsp) butter
- 15g (1 tbsp) minced garlic
- 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
- 240ml (1 cup) unsweetened almond milk
- 60ml (1/4 cup) heavy cream
- 85g (3 oz) cream cheese
- 1 (113g / 4 oz) can green chilis
- 5g (1 tsp) chili powder
- 5g (1 tsp) cumin
- 2.5g (1/2 tsp) onion powder
- 115g (1 cup) shredded cheddar cheese
- 600g (5 cups) shredded chicken
- 55g (1/2 cup) shredded cheddar cheese (for topping)
How to Cook Perfect Green Chili Chicken ?
Begin by melting butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and jalapeno, sautéing for about 30 seconds.
Pour in the almond milk, heavy cream, cream cheese, undrained green chilis, spices, and 1 cup of the cheddar cheese. Whisk until the mixture becomes smooth and the cheese is fully melted.
Fold in the shredded chicken, and then sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for around 10 minutes.
Serve it hot, garnished with chopped green onions, additional jalapeno slices, or avocado as per your liking.
For a dairy-free version, you can use coconut milk instead of almond milk and heavy cream. You can also experiment with other types of cheese to change the flavor profile. Try our Scrumptious Green Chili Chicken today and let its comfort embrace you.
Whether it’s a chilly night or you’re simply craving something hearty and delightful, our Scrumptious Green Chili Chicken is the perfect choice. This flavorful dish is sure to warm your heart and satisfy your palate.
Frequently Asked Questions :
Can I make this Green Chili Chicken dairy-free?
Yes, you can substitute coconut milk for the almond milk and heavy cream, and use dairy-free cheese options.
Can I use another type of meat for this recipe?
Certainly, you could substitute the chicken with turkey or pork, depending on your preference.
Can I make this dish ahead of time?
Definitely! This dish reheats well, making it perfect for meal prepping.
Scrumptious Green Chili Chicken
- 15 g 1 tbsp butter
- 15 g 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1 jalapeno seeded and chopped
- 240 ml 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 60 ml 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 85 g 3 oz cream cheese
- 1 113g / 4 oz can green chilis
- 5 g 1 tsp chili powder
- 5 g 1 tsp cumin
- 2.5 g 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 115 g 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 600 g 5 cups shredded chicken
- 55 g 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (for topping)
- Begin by melting butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and jalapeno, sautéing for about 30 seconds.
- Pour in the almond milk, heavy cream, cream cheese, undrained green chilis, spices, and 1 cup of the cheddar cheese. Whisk until the mixture becomes smooth and the cheese is fully melted.
- Fold in the shredded chicken, and then sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for around 10 minutes.
- Serve it hot, garnished with chopped green onions, additional jalapeno slices, or avocado as per your liking.