After spending time in the Southwest, I discovered Mexican peanut chicken and thought it would be fun to make it into a chili. Chipotle peppers give it a nice spice that's extra warming on a cold day. —Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, CO
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1 package (12 ounces) frozen Southwestern corn
- 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
- 1 to 2 tablespoons minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 3 cups coarsely shredded rotisserie chicken
- 6 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
- Minced fresh cilantro, optional
- Place first nine ingredients in a 6-qt. stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until flavors are blended, about 15 minutes.
Stir in chicken; heat through. Serve with sour cream and, if desired, cilantro.
Freeze option: Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth if necessary. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Peanut Chicken Chili in Simple & Delicious December/January 2017