Recipe By LisaSharksFan
Published Jun 4th
Prep 15m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 35m
Servings 4 servings Calories 242

Spicy, hearty chicken soup. I enjoy mine with some slices of sourdough bread to dip in the soup.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or more if needed
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 head garlic, minced, or to taste
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into cubes
  • 1 (7 ounce) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (such as Embasa®), chopped, adobo sauce reserved, or to taste
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro (leaves only), chopped

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until softened, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. 2 Pour chicken broth into saucepan; add chicken. Place a lid on the saucepan and cook until the chicken pieces are no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes.
  3. 3 Put chopped chipotle peppers in a bowl with about half the reserved adobo sauce; stir. Mix tomatoes and cilantro together in a separate bowl.
  4. 4 Stir chipotle mixture into the broth mixture a spoonful at a time, stirring and tasting between each addition, until the level of spiciness is to your liking. Remove saucepan from heat and stir tomatoes with cilantro into the soup.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 242
  • Carbohydrate 17.4 g
  • Cholesterol 63.1 mg
  • Fat 7.3 g
  • Fiber 4.1 g
  • Protein 25.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.2 g
  • Sodium 1154 mg
  • Sugar 5.5 g

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  1. All of the reviews on this were positive so I decided to make this soup! This was my first time working with canned chipotle peppers. I have to say...I wasn't a fan of the favor in this one. I've used chipotle seasoning for chicken recently and enjoyed it but didn't find the same flavors in - Read more ...
  2. MMmmmmMmmMMMmmmm... dinner
  3. The soup was delicious!:-) However I don't like thin soup. So I did tweak the recipe just a tad. I added flour to thicken it and make the soup more filling. I also used 2 cans of diced tomatoes instead of fresh ones. (I was pressed for time.) The chipotle flavor was amazing...especially with pepper - Read more ...
  4. This one's a winner! Very fresh and bright flavor. The chipotles are a perfect addition! My chicken breasts were rather large so I used 3 instead of 4. Instead of 2 cans of chicken broth (29oz) I just used 1 carton (32oz) which worked out great because this soup is pretty hearty. I ended up - Read more ...