Chicken Chili with Orange

Chicken Chili with Orange

The flavours of orange and cocoa in this recipe create a new twist on your traditional chili recipe. The combination of sweet and heat will have your guys cheering for more!

Ingredients

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cubed
  • 1 onion(s), large, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chili powder
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) cumin, ground
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon, ground
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 19 oz (540 g) canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 28 oz (795 g) canned diced tomatoes
  • zest of one orange
  • juice of one orange
  • hot pepper sauce, to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • sour cream, for garnish
  • cilantro, fresh, chopped, for garnish
  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs and cook stirring often until browned.

  2. Add in onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and cocoa. Cook until onions are soft. Add beans, tomatoes, orange zest and orange juice. Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Season to taste with hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Top each serving with sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 340 g serving Amount
  • Calories 270
  • Protein 22 g
  • Fat 7 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Fibre 8 g
  • Sugar 8 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Sodium 570 mg
  • Per 340 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 15
  • Calcium 8
  • Iron 20
  • Vitamin A 40
  • Vitamin C 70
  • Vitamin B6 26
  • Vitamin B12 13
  • Folate 49
  • Magnesium 29
  • Zinc 25

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