I really didn't feel it added anything. The chili was nice and smooth with a great texture without it. really easy-buy a I wish I made a double batch. Used boneless/skinless chicken thighs tossed in salt and a pinch of the spice mixture, used a full onion and jalapeno, deglazed pot with a little white wine after onion/jalapeno step and only used one can of cannellini beans (allowing them to cook with chicken/spices before adding broth) as it was all we had (no corn either)... with that said, I feel two cans of beans would be too much. If you have time be sure to double the recipe and store in the fridge or freezer, because, like most soups and stews, the leftovers are amazing. I have made this many times but I usually add a little more chicken. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Not only is this a regular in my household I have shared the recipes with numerous others because it is just that good. I'll use the whole amount next time. I'm making it again this evening. Topped with additional cilantro, cheese and nacho strips...bacon and sour Creme would add even more to it. I omitted the fennel and pumped up the flavor by adding "Better than Bouillion" chicken base. I didn't add the cream to the pot, instead we just added a spoonful of Mexican sour cream to our bowls. I have made this several times and it is always a big hit. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Along with the cilantro, cheddar and a side of cornbread this dish looked like I slaved over it for hours. Easy. Amazing!!! This is in my regular rotation--really good! Simple, quick and very tasty. I followed this recipe using measuring spoons and it was just okay. The Ultimate White Chicken Chili – the BEST of the BEST White Chicken Chilis! This chili was delicious. Used 1.87 lbs chicken, just because that's what I had. I replaced 1 can of white beans for 1 can of red kidneys to give it a little pop of color! Not good. Drain beans; reserve 1/2 cup bean liquid. I don't even notice the anise flavor, which might be interesting if it came through. Also, I added 1-2 additional cups of chicken broth because it dried up during cooking. Stir in the cream, garnish with the desired toppings, and serve. I made this for dinner tonight. I will definitely add this to my weekly routine! The thigh meat seemed to give the dish an ugly grey color. White Bean Chicken Chili makes a delicious meal full of spicy chili flavor, chicken, and white beans. Simmer until chicken is tender and cooked through, about 10 minutes. include the anise instead of white Will make this again this fall/winter. This recipe is a simple and delicious take on chili that even your kids will love! The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/5-ingredient-easy-white-chicken-chili-recipe Add oregano, cumin, chili powder and cook about 1 minute more. award for best soup Love this recipe! Yield: Makes 6 Servings Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 50 Minutes. Garnish chili with coriander and serve with salsa. Sauté 5 minutes. Lift the lid and your kitchen will be filled with the zesty aromas of the Southwest. YAYYAYA - I added the beans3 hours in. This is the best I ended up adding chopped, sautéed red, yellow and orange bell peppers just to make it more visually appealing. Don't understand the positive reviews here. I eyeballed the spices so I probably added a little extra and I threw in some paprika, onion powder, and garlic powder. Not to worry, though; it was just fine. I will choose a different recipe next time. Good with the cheese and cilantro or not. Add beans, chilies, chicken, and