The Cheesecake Factory: White Chicken Chili Recipe

This is the actual recipe for the Cheesecake Factory's white chicken chili. This recipe comes from a Cheesecake Factory chef who was on a local morning program in Orlando, FL making this recipe for the viewers. You can see the actual video if you Google "Cheesecake Factory White Chicken Chili Recipe Orlando" and click on the link for the Fox affiliate in Orlando.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6-8

Canola Oil (1/2 cup)
Diced chicken breast (4 pounds)
Cumin (1 Tbl)
Chili Powder (1 Tbl)
Salt (1 Tbl)
Pepper (2 tsp)
Canola oil (2 oz)
Butter (2 oz)
Yellow onions 1⁄4 inch dice (12 oz)
Chopped garlic (2 Tbl)
Roasted chili 1⁄4 inch (2 oz)
Green chili 1⁄4 inch (1 oz)
Flour (3 oz)
Chicken Stock (8 cups)
Salsa verde (1/4 cup)
Chili garlic paste (1 Tbl)
Chipotle tobasco (1 Tbl)
Heavy cream (1 cup)
White beans (2 cups)
Pico de gallo (Garnish)
White Rice (Garnish)
Green onions (Garnish)

1. Heat canola oil in large sauté or braising pan.
2. Combine chicken and spices in mixing bowl.
3. Lightly brown the chicken cooking until about 3⁄4 done.
4. Remove chicken and set aside.
5. Heat additional oil and butter in pan.
6. Sauté onions until translucent.
7. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
8. Add the poblanos and green chilis.
9. Add the flour, stir to incorporate, and cook for 2 minutes.
10. Add the chicken stock a little at a time, and slowly whip out the lumps.
11. Add the salsa verde, chili garlic paste, and chipotle tabasco.
12. Allow to come back to a simmer and add the chicken back into the pan.
13. Simmer for 5 minutes and add the cream and white beans stir to incorporate.
14. Serve and with rice and garnish with pico de gallo and green onions.

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