We adore the flavor of McCormick white chili seasoning mix, but it’s become harder and harder to find over the years! As such, we reproduced the taste and created our own homemade white chili seasoning mix.
White chili seasoning mix is a robust blend of onion, cumin, garlic, oregano, cilantro, and chili peppers. The seasoning mix is perfect for whipping up a pot of white (chicken or turkey) chili in less than twenty minutes.
Copycat McCormick White Chili Seasoning Mix
1/2 tsp cayenne
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp cilantro
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp corn starch
Combine the ingredients to make the equivalent of 1 packet of seasoning.
Bulk Copycat McCormick White Chili Seasoning Mix
1 Tbs sugar
1 Tbs onion powder
1 Tbs corn starch
2 Tbs garlic powder
1 Tbs cayenne
2 Tbs cumin
1 Tbs oregano
1 Tbs cilantro
Combine all of the ingredients in a half-pint mason jar or another sealed container, mixing well. This bulk recipe makes enough for six batches. Use 1 1/2 tablespoons of seasoning mix per batch of chili.
How to Make Classic McCormick White Chicken Chili
1 Tbs oil
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced into cubes
1 package McCormick® White Chicken Chili Seasoning Mix
1 cup water
1 can (15 to 16 ounces) white beans, un-drained
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add chicken; cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until no longer pink.
Stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons of seasoning Mix, water and the un-drained beans. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Serve with desired toppings.
Copycat McCormick White Chili Recipe Using Leftover Turkey
Leftovers are an integral part of the holidays. This white chili recipe really kicks the flavor up a notch!
2-3 cups of diced cooked turkey (or chicken)
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 cup chicken broth
1 can chopped green chiles (optional)
2 green onions — sliced
1 can cannellini beans — undrained
1 1/2-2 Tbs Copycat McCormick White Chili Seasoning Mix (as listed above)
Drizzle of Olive oil or pat of butter
Red Onion, finely diced
Fresh Jalapeno, thinly sliced
Crispy Tortilla Strips
Slice of Lime
Shredded Cheese Blend (Monterey Jack & Cheddar)
Heat the olive oil or butter in a medium-size saucepan, add the onions and saute until translucent. Stir in the broth, green chiles (if using), and spice blend. Stir well, then add the diced turkey. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Stir in the beans. Simmer another 5 minutes.
Garnish with various toppings of your choice; we prefer cheese, jalapeno, slices of fresh avocado, and crispy tortilla strips.
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6 thoughts on “Copycat McCormick White Chili Seasoning Mix Recipe”
When Cilantro is referred to in the recipe is it the dried leaves of the cilantro or the ground seeds (corriander)?
Good Morning everybody, can anyone recommend where I can purchase the original McCormick white chili seasoning mix? I want to make both to see how closely the copycat resembles the real deal.
Hi Charlie, usually you can find the seasoning mix at your favorite local grocery store, but in the event that they’re out or your store doesn’t carry it at all, it’s available here on amazon. (Although it’s not exactly cheap!).
Let us know how you like the copycat!
How many servings does the chili recipe make?
Not bad at all – almost the same! It has just a tad more spiciness to it and it lacks any salt, but this has got to be about as close to perfect as it gets. Thanks!