Chicken chilli

Cook the chilli in a large lidded saucepan

2 tbsp olive oil

4 chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces

2 to 3 tsp chilli powder

Heat the oil , add the chicken pieces, stir and cook until all the chicken has turned white. Turn the heat to low add the chilli powder and stir for another 5 minutes.

2 green peppers, de-seeded and diced

1 tsp salt and a twist of ground black pepper

2 tsp sugar

Add the diced green peppers and seasonings. Cook for a further 10 minutes to soften the peppers.

400g tin tomatoes

400g tin red kidney beans, drained and swilled

Add the tin of tomatoes and tin of drained kidney beans. Cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes.

250g mushrooms, cleaned and sliced

Add the mushrooms and cook until they sink into the liquid. Taste and adjust the seasonings and spices as required.

2 tsp cornflour, mixed with a little water

Stir in the cornflour mixture and simmer to thicken.


with rice, jacket potato or garlic bread