If you’re craving chili on your diet then you need to try this easy Bodybuilding Chicken Chili recipe! Packed with protein, high in fiber, loaded with flavor, and great for meal prep.
The first thing you need to do is to take out 1 1/2 pounds of chicken breast, trim the fat off of them, and cut each piece in half.
Add your pieces of chicken into a baking dish and bake them on 375F/190C for 20 minutes.
Remove your chicken from the oven after 20 minutes and cut it up into smaller pieces. Keep in mind that these will be the size pieces in your bodybuilding chicken chili so cut accordingly!
Take out and add into your slow cooker 1/2 can of no salt added diced tomatoes, 1 cup of water, 2 squirts of a chili sauce, 2 teaspoons of black pepper, 2 teaspoons of chili powder, 1 can of fire roasted diced tomatoes, 1 can of reduced sodium dark red kidney beans, 1/2 packet of a chili seasoning mix, 1 chopped up green pepper, 1 chopped up red pepper, 1 chopped up your choice onion, 5-6 chopped up garlic cloves (more or less if you don’t like garlic), and your chicken pieces.
Remember that the weight of each ingredient is featured in the recipe card below.
Mix all of those ingredients together until everything looks incorporated.
Want it spicier? Add in some chopped up jalapeños!
Put your slow cooker lid on and let your bodybuilding chicken chili cook on high heat for 2 hours.
Add in 1 large can of 99% fat free baked beans after 2 hours, put your lid back on, and let it cook on high heat for an additional 2 hours.
After 4 hours I like to mix in 2 tablespoons of flaxseed meal which is high in healthy fats, fiber, and protein. This is optional but recommended!
Turn your slow cooker off and portion out however many servings you want, we made 10 today. If you don’t know how to portion out your recipes you can read about how to do so here.
Top your chili with some chives, plain Greek yogurt or sour cream, crackers, or anything else you want. Let us know what you top your bodybuilding chicken chili with in the comments below!
Bodybuilding Chicken Chili
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- 1 ½ Pounds Chicken Breast - 24 Ounces
- 2 Squirts Chili Sauce - 10-20g Sriracha
- 2 Teaspoons Black Pepper
- 2 Teaspoons Chili Powder
- 1 Green Pepper
- 1 Red Pepper
- 1 Onion
- 5-6 Cloves Garlic
- 1 Can Kidney Beans - 16 Ounces Dark Red Reduced Sodium
- 1 Can Diced Tomatoes - 14.5 Ounces Fire Roasted
- ½ Can Diced Tomatoes - 7.25 Ounces No Salt Added
- 1 Can Baked Beans - 28 Ounces 99% Fat Free
- 8 Ounces Water - 8 Ounces
- ½ Packet Chili Seasoning Mix - 18g
- 2 Tablespoons Flaxseed Meal - *Optional
- Cut your Chicken Breast in half
- Bake your Chicken on 375F/190C for 20 minutes
- Chop your Chicken into small pieces
- Add the rest of the ingredient into your slow cooker aside from your Baked Beans
- Cook on High for 2 hours
- Add in your Baked Beans
- Cook on Low for another 2 hours
- Calories: 2083
- Fat: 15g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Sodium: 3394mg
- Carbs: 242g
- Fiber: 76g
- Sugar: 68g
- Protein: 245g