I love chicken soup. Actually, I love homemade chicken soup.
I’ve made this soup a number of times and each time it seems to get better and better.
I often cook a bunch of chicken and have bags of portioned cooked, shredded chicken in the freezer. I cooked the rice early in the day so when it came time for dinner, this was able to be thrown together very quickly.
We ate this with a pepper jack peach quesadilla with honey lime sour cream. It was a wonderful meal!! Very healthy and incredibly tasty!!
Green Chili Chicken and Lime Soup Recipe
Adapted from Picky Palate
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 cartons of chicken broth or 64 oz.
1 can Rotel with green chilies
2 – 4 oz. cans of green chilies
2 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
2 cups basmati rice, cooked
1/4 cup lime juice
1 1/2 tsp. cumin
Salt & pepper to taste
Handful of cilantro, chopped
Place onion in pan with cooking spray and cook for about 5 minutes. Add garlic, cook for one minute. Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes, green chilies, cooked chicken, cooked rice, lime juice and seasonings. Cook for 5 minutes, taste and season with salt and pepper as desired. Right before serving, add chopped cilantro.
Total calories = 1162
6 servings = 194 calories per serving
Pepperjack Peach Quesadilla & Green Chili Chicken and Lime Soup = 485 calorie dinner
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I love the colors and flavors of this chicken and lime soup. Easy too, can’t beat that.
Your soup looks so good! Perfect for this time of year! and healthy too!
oh what a great meal!
Nothing better than good old homemade chicken soup. Love the flavor combo.
woww..this is awesome..here in India, we wont get broth in market..
perfect fall food. . .This looks like such a simple, quick recipe, ill have to try it soon!
my treat for you=)
Definitely looks like a wonderful meal – both the soup and the quesadillas sound great!
This soup looks incredible..and I agree that fresh tomatoes will make it awesome!!
I make a soup something like this–next time, try leaving out the canned tomatoes. Instead, top with roughly chopped FRESH tomatoes just before serving–you won’t believe how delicious it is!!
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