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chili topped with cheese and sour cream in a white bowl

Crockpot Chicken Chili

Making chili in the crockpot is a great midweek meal or game day favorite. With minimal prep you have a flavorful meal that the whole family can enjoy.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Servings 8


  • 28 oz can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 15.5 oz can Cannellini Beans
  • 15.5 oz can Mild Chili Beans substitute Hot if you like things spicy
  • 15.5 oz can Black Beans substitute red or kidney beans if you prefer
  • 6 oz can Tomato Paste
  • 28 oz Water
  • 1 lb Ground Chicken
  • 2 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 cup Frozen corn substitute 1 15.5 oz can of corn, drained


  • Pour cans of crushed tomato and cannellini beans into large crockpot. Using immersion blender, puree the two together until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour cans of black beans and mild chili beans into crockpot, including liquid. Stir to combine.
  • Add tomato paste and 28 ounces of water to crockpot and stir to combine.
  • Add all spices and stir to combine.
  • In a skillet on medium high heat, brown ground chicken. Add chicken to crockpot and stir to combine.
  • Add frozen or canned corn, stir, and place lid on crockpot.
  • Set crockpot on Low Heat for 4 hours.
  • After 4 hours, chili is ready to serve.

Stove Top Instructions:

  • Follow instructions above, substituting large soup pot for crockpot.
  • Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  • Reduce heat to low and cook 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Keyword chicken, chili, crockpot