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Green Chili Chicken with Beans

My Green Chili Chicken and Beans is a Southwest comfort food recipe using Hatch green chiles, rotisserie chicken and canned white beans with a fresh sage.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American, Tex Mex, Western
Keyword: chicken and beans recipe, chili chicken recipe, green chili chicken recipe, roux recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 435kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking


  • 1 lb roasted chicken meat (See Note 1)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 7 green onions chopped
  • 4 ribs of celery chopped
  • 3 carrots diced small
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 30 oz canned white beans (2-15 ounce cans, do not drain)
  • 8 oz green chilies (2-4 ounce cans)
  • 8 fresh sage leaves chopped (See Note 2)
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Chop or tear the chicken into bite size pieces. Set aside.
  • In a large stock pot melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic, stirring and sauté for a minute.
  • Add the chopped vegetables and continue to cook for 5 minutes, stirring and scraping the bottom of pot.
  • Season with kosher salt, black pepper, ground cumin and chopped sage. Stir and sauté several minutes.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir, cook for another minute.
  • Add the white wine and green chiles and white beans, stirring to mix.
  • Next stir in the roasted chicken and chicken broth. Turn heat to high and bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and continue to cook for 30 minutes.


  1. I keep it simple and use a rotisserie chicken. Use all breast meat or all dark meat.  Chop or tear into bite size pieces.
  2. 1 use 8 large sage leaves, when chopped equals about 2 tablespoons.


Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 594mg | Potassium: 1166mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5554IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 6mg