Winter Dinner Survival Guide (Continued)

Spicy Chicken Chili

Serving Size: 1 cup
Yield: 7 servings

Cooking spray
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, ccubed
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 15-ounce can Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
1 16-ounce can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 15-ounce can no-salt added diced tomatoes
1 14.5-ounce cans fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 4-ounce can chopped green chiles
1 15-ounce can corn drained (or 1 ½ cups frozen corn, thawed)

1. Coat a large soup pot generously with cooking spray over high heat. Add chicken and saut for 5 minutes.
2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

231 calories, 3 grams total fat, 1 grams saturated fat, 29mg cholesterol, 501 mg sodium, 29g total carbohydrate, 8 grams dietary fiber, 24g protein.

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Last Modified Date: June 17, 2013

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