Apple Chicken Chili

  • Author: Jenni
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


This easy chicken chili with apples is a fun chili recipe that kids will love! This family friendly weeknight dinner is ready in just over 30 minutes, which makes it the perfect weeknight meal!



  • 2 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 3 TBSP butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced into 1” pieces
  • 2 tsp ground chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 large honey crisp apples
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 30 oz chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 15 oz pinto beans
  • 15 oz red kidney beans
  • Toppings: shredded monterrey jack cheese, chopped cilantro, sour cream, tortilla chips.


Heat the olive oil and butter in a large dutch oven over medium-high heat.
Add the onion to the pan and sautéed 5 minutes, or until translucent.

Add  the chicken and sprinkle the chili powder and cumin over. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mostly cooked through.

Add the apples and cook, stirring occasionally, until started to become softened, about 3 minutes.

Add the flour to a large measuring cup and slowly whisk in the broth. When combined, add to the dutch oven  along with the milk.
Add in the beans to the dutch oven.
Increase the heat to medium and let the chili simmer for 10 minutes.
Serve topped with cheese, sour cream, chopped cilantro and tortilla chips.

Keywords: Chili Recipe, Chicken Recipe, Apple Recipe,