10-Minute Chicken Chili Microwave Recipe

Oct 6 2020
If you want some homemade chili, but you don't necessarily want to be eating it every day for the next few weeks, just make a single-serving mug of it in the microwave! Recipes like this are why I always keep cooked chicken in the fridge…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Chicken Chili in a Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 254 calories, 2.5g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 808mg sodium, 32g carbs, 8g fiber, 10g sugars, 24.5g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less


1/4 cup chopped bell pepper

2 tbsp. chopped onion

3/4 cup canned crushed tomatoes

2 oz. cooked and chopped skinless chicken breast

1/4 cup chili beans (pinto beans in chili sauce), not drained

2 tbsp. frozen sweet corn kernels

1 tsp. chili seasoning

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

Dash cayenne pepper

Optional toppings: light sour cream, fresh cilantro


In a large microwave-safe mug, combine bell pepper, onion, and 1 tbsp. water. Cover and microwave for 1 minute and 15 seconds, or until soft.

Add all remaining ingredients, and mix well. Re-cover and microwave for 2 minutes, or until hot.


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