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healthy white chicken chili
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4.02 from 51 votes

Slow Cooker Healthy White Chicken Chili (Dairy Free)

This healthy white chicken chili recipe is a clean eating meal you can throw in the crockpot and forget about. It's made with veggies, protein, beans and is still creamy even though it's dairy free.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili, chli, crockpot, dairy free, healthy, slow cooker
Calories: 360kcal


  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 2- 15 ounce cans white cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 1-15 ounce can corn drained
  • 2 4- ounce cans diced fire-roasted green chiles undrained
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Freshly cracked pepper and fine sea salt
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts thawed and cut in half
  • 2 cans 2 cups coconut cream
  • Toppings: fresh lime juice cilantro, fresh avocados, jalapeƱos, Monterey Jack cheese, tortilla strips


  • Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add onion and saute for 4 minutes then add garlic and saute for 30 seconds longer. Transfer garlic and onion to a 6 quart Crock-Pot slow cooker.
  • Add the chicken broth, drained and rinsed cannellini beans, corn, fire-roasted green chilis, oregano, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper and mix gently. Place the chicken breasts in next and stir gently to make sure chicken is submerged in the liquid.
  • Cover and cook on 4-6 hours on low or for 2-3 hours on high or until the chicken easily shreds.
  • Remove the chicken from the crockpot and place in another bowl or on a cutting board and shred with two forks. Add coconut cream to the cooked chili and whisk gently until melted and combined. Add the shredded chicken back into the soup.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings.


To freeze: After cooking, store in an air-tight container or a freezer bag for up to 6 months. Thaw overnight and heat in the microwave. Before cooking, add all of the ingredients to an air-tight container or freezer bag and freeze for up to 6 months. To cook, thaw overnight then place all of the ingredients in the crockpot on low for 5-7 hours or on high for 3-5 hours.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.4g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 24.3g | Saturated Fat: 16.3g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 424mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4.3g