Recipe By Lukas Clary
Published Apr 11th
Prep 10m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 6 servings Calories 251

This chili made with ground chicken is healthy and delicious.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 4 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle chile powder
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, stems removed and leaves chopped

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. 2 Increase heat to high and add ground chicken. Cook and stir chicken, breaking it up into small pieces, until no longer pink, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. 3 Add tomatoes, kidney beans, pinto beans, chile powder, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, and salt. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 251
  • Carbohydrate 25.3 g
  • Cholesterol 46.1 mg
  • Fat 5.5 g
  • Fiber 7.9 g
  • Protein 24.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.1 g
  • Sodium 520.7 mg
  • Sugar 4 g


  1. Whoa spicy! I like everything about this chili except how much chipotle powder the recipe calls for. It’s a great recipe if you love heat.

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