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Chicken Chili with Black Beans

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com


  • 2 tablespoon light cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 lb lean ground chicken
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 can baked beans in tomato sauce
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • water as needed
  • fresh coriander leaves chopped for garnish


  • Heat oil in a deep pan and saute onions, jalapeno and garlic till onions become transparent and soft. Add in ground chicken, and fry till moisture dries up.
  • Season with salt, chili powder, cumin powder and oregano, and cook for another minute, stirring constantly. Add in the canned tomatoes and tomato paste, and cook for a few mmore inutes to combine well.
  • Add in both the canned beans and about a half cup of water, and let it simmer for 10-12 minutes on low heat.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve warm with bread.