*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            White Chicken Chili
 
 Recipe By     : Alexis
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Posted
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      tablespoon    olive oil
    1 1/2  cups          onion -- chopped
    3      cloves        garlic -- finely chopped
    2      teaspoons     dried oregano
    1 1/2  teaspoons     ground cumin
      1/2  teaspoon      powdered ginger
    1 1/2  cups          chicken broth
      1/2  cup           dry white wine
    1                    bay leaf -- broken in half
    2      cups          chicken -- shredded, cooked
    2      cups          white beans -- cooked and drained
    2                    jalapeno peppers -- minced
    1 1/2  cups          monterey jack cheese -- grated
      1/2  teaspoon      black pepper -- coarsely ground
                         salt -- to taste
                         ***GARNISH***
                         tomatoes -- diced
                         scallions -- chopped
                         black olives -- sliced
                         cheese -- shredded
                         tortillas -- warmed
 
 1.Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or saucepan. Add the onion and saute ov
 er medium heat until softened and lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Add the garl
 ic, oregano, cumin, and ginger and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the broth,
  wine, and bay leaf. Cook uncovered over medium-high heat until somewhat reduce
 d, 5 to 8 minutes.
 
 2.Add the chicken, beans, and jalapenos. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirr
 ing occasionally. Using the back of a spoon, mash about one-quarter of the bean
 s to thicken the sauce. (Can be made 2 days ahead and refrigerated, or frozen. 
 Reheat gently before finishing.)
 
 3.Over low heat, add the cheese one handful at a time, stirring until melted. A
 dd the pepper and taste for salt, adding some if necessary.
 
 4.Remove the pieces of bay leaf. Serve the chili topped with some or all of the
  garnishes.
 
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