- 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
- 1 to 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 medium green pepper, chopped
- 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
- 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
- 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt, optional
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- In a large skillet, saute the chicken in oil until lightly browned. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker with a slotted spoon. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until chicken and vegetables are tender. Stir before serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Reviews for Southwestern Chicken Soup
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"Added black beans and omitted peppers due to my family's preference. Served topped with sour cream and avocado."
"I also did this in my dutch oven and we enjoyed it. I agree that the flavor needs to be bumped up a little bit, but this is an excellent base recipe for southwestern chicken soup. To really make it southwestern you should add some black beans to it. I made the confetti corn muffins to go along with this and they had great flavor with the cilantro butter. Yummy!"
"My family and I loved this soup. It was very easy to make and a nice crock pot recipe. My only complaint is that it needs some more seasoning. When I make it again, I'll try to add some different seasonings! Great soup!"
"This was delicious! Instead of doing it in the crockpot, I was making it for lunch, so I did it in my dutch oven. I sauteed the chicken, onion, peppers, and garlic (I used minced instead of powder) in the oil together so they would soften. Then I added the other stuff. I brought it to a boil and then turned it down to simmer with the lid on for about an hour. When I served it, I stirred just a spoonful of fat free sour cream into each bowl and sprinkled it with a tiny bit of shredded 1.5% Vermont sharp cheddar. It was fabulous! I will definitely be making this again. I think a lot of the liquid must have simmered off, because it made just 7 one-cup servings for me."