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Paleo White Chicken Chili

Paleo White Chicken Chili


Here in the Midwest, summer seems to desperately be hanging on.  Temperatures have dropped a bit, but it’s still huuuumid.  And we know that nothing says fall like sweating in your leggings and scarf.

But I’ve basically decided that if I believe hard enough that it’s fall, fall will magically arrive in all it’s magical glory.  Sort of a “I think,therefore I am” thing.  

Until then, I’m enjoying this Paleo, allergen friendly version of White Chicken Chili.  It’s perfect to whip up on a cool day (or one you believe should be cool), cuddle up on the couch, and watch some football.


Paleo White Chicken Chili
A sweet and savory addition to your chili line-up
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
50 min
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
50 min
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
  1. 1 Whole Chicken, roasted, de-boned, and chopped (You can use a rotisserie chicken but be sure to save the carcass for broth)
  2. 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  3. 1 onion, chopped
  4. 3 cloves of garic, minced
  5. 3 stalks celery, chopped
  6. 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  7. 2 red peppers, chopped
  8. 1 (4 ounce) can green chilies
  9. 1-2 jalapenos, seeded and chopped (optional)
  10. 4-6 cups chicken broth (I always use more because of the flavor and nutrients.)
  11. 2 teaspoons Pink Sea or Celtic salt
  12. 1 teaspoon pepper
  13. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  14. 1 teaspoon sage
  15. 1 teaspoon cumin
  16. 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  17. 1 (14 oz) can full fat coconut milk
  18. Choice of garnish- Avocaodo, sour cream and cheese for the Primal peeps, jalapenos, anything else that makes your heart happy
  1. In a soup pot, melt the coconut oil.
  2. Saute the onions until translucent.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add celery and carrots. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. Add red peppers, green chilies, and jalapenos. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Add chicken meat, chicken broth, and all spices. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. 5 minutes before serving, add the coconut milk and sir. Don't let the coconut milk come to a boil, or else you will lose the creamy consistency.
  8. Serve and garnish as you wish.
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