Barefoot Contessa Chicken Chili Recipe

    6 Servings


  • 3 large White Onions, chopped
  • 1/8 cup Olive Oil, plus extra for chicken
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 large Red Bell Peppers, cored, seeded, and large-diced
  • 2 peppers Yellow Sweet Peppers, cored, seeded, and large-diced
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt, plus more for chicken
  • 2 28-ounce cans Diced Tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Basil, minced
  • large Chicken Breast, bone in, skin on
  • Black Pepper


  1. Cook onions in the oil over medium-low heat for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Put in garlic and cook for another minute.
  3. Then the bell peppers, chili powder, cumin, red pepper flakes, cayenne, and salt. Cook for another minute.
  4. Crush the tomatoes by hand or in batches in a food processor fitted with a steel blade (pulse a few times). Add to the pot with the basil.
  5. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350.
  7. Rub chicken breasts with olive oil and put them on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with a lot of salt and pepper.
  8. Roast the chicken for 35 to 40 minutes, until just cooked. Let it cool a bit.
  9. Separate the meat from the bones and skin and cut it into 3/4-inch chunks.
  10. Add to the chili and simmer, uncovered, for 20 more minutes.
  11. Serve with the toppings, or refrigerate and reheat gently before serving.
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Author: Matt R.
Source: Barefoot Contessa
Recipe Yields: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 105 minutes
Total Time: 120 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 36
Calories 120

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g
  Saturated Fat 1g
Sodium 382mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 4g
Protein 1g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
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