I always put chocolate or cocoa powder in my chili. Now I want to try making white chicken chili. Should I add white chocolate?
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White chili and chocolate
White chocolate does not contain cocoa powder.
You will just add cocoa butter (fat) and sugar.
I believe it will be useless in your chicken chili.
Cocoa powder is sometimes added to regular chili because the bitter earthiness compliments the dark chilies.
White chicken chili only contains green chilies and has no complex flavor to compliment.
White chocolate might make your chili creamier but there are cheaper ingredients that do that better.
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