Paleo White Chicken Chili

white chicken chili - snackin' free

Make something new this week and try our paleo white chicken chili recipe.


  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 (4.5 oz.) cans of green chilies
  • 3 organic boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced to 1 inch
  • 5 cups organic low-sodium chicken broth
  • Himalayan pink salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups turnips diced
  • 1 cup parsnips diced
  • Freshly chopped cilantro, for garnish
  • 1/4 to 1 c. shredded dairy-free cheese
  • 1/4 to 1 c. crushed plantain chips


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot, over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and jalapeño and cook until soft (about 5 minutes).
  3. Add garlic, oregano, and cumin and cook until fragrant (1 minute). 
  4. Add green chilis, chicken, and broth, then bring to a boil.
  5. Once boiling, reduce heat, let it simmer while covered for about 5 minutes.
  6. Add turnips and parsnips and cook until tender and chicken is cooked through (about 10 to 15 minutes).
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Ladle chili into bowls and garnish with cilantro, cheese, and chips before serving.

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