Chilli Chicken and Beans

Chilli Chicken and Beans


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About this recipe: A dish that's pretty similar to chilli con carne. Chicken is simmered with onion, chillies, beans and spices. Perfect served with rice or corn bread, for those cold winter nights. Enjoy!


Serves: 6 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 skinless, chicken breast fillets, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 350ml chicken stock
  • 1 (130g) tin chopped green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed chillies
  • 2 3/4 (400g) tins cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 85g Cheddar cheese, grated

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add chicken and onion and saute for 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in stock, chillies, garlic granules, cumin, oregano, coriander and chilli flakes. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in beans and simmer for 10 minutes; top with spring onions and cheese to serve.


Tinned chopped green chillies can be purchase online. Alternatively, you can use fresh chillies to taste.

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