White Chicken Chili with Cream Cheese


mince the garlic

finely chop the onions

chop the green chilis

heat oil in a large pot

add onion, garlic and green chilis, cook for 3 minutes

add spices, cook for 2 minutes

add chicken fillets

pour in chicken broth

add bay leaf, cover, bring to a boil, simmer for 15 minutes

when ready, transfer chicken onto a clean plate

add milk and cream cheese, stir to dissolve

stir in cheddar

add cannellini beans and corn, simmer for 10 minutes,  stir often

meanwhile, shred the chicken

prepare the toppings, chop the cilantro and scallions

add chicken, lime juice and black pepper, simmer for 5 minutes