Recipe By Anonymous
Published Apr 25th
Green Chile Chicken Soup
Prep 15m Cook 40m Additional - Ready In 55m
Servings 6 servings Calories 347.6

One of our favorites. A spicy, tasty soup. If you like, you can add 1 cooked potato cut into pieces at the end before serving. The more chiles you use, the spicier the soup!

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked, boneless and skinless chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup chopped green chile peppers
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch garlic powder

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a large pot melt butter or margarine. Add flour and stir the resulting paste over medium heat. Add the milk and chicken broth and whip to eliminate any lumps. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer.
  2. 2 Add the chicken. Add the chopped green chiles, salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. Stir well and cover. Simmer for 30 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 347.6
  • Carbohydrate 16.4 g
  • Cholesterol 88.2 mg
  • Fat 23.5 g
  • Fiber 0.6 g
  • Protein 17.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 12.5 g
  • Sodium 313.9 mg
  • Sugar 4.3 g


  1. Ooh this is so good! Enjoy it with some fresh fluffy flour tortillas and make sure you're using the right kind of chiles. (What kind? Keep reading.) This is meant to be made with New Mexico green chiles which are mostly grown in Hatch NM. (Many say Hatch Green Chiles right on the container.) The - Read more ...
  2. This soup was my all-time favorite soup when I lived in Houston and only Luby's cafeteria sold it and only on certain days so I used to stock up on it and freeze it to have for lunch daily. Now I have my very own recipe to use as I please. This was awesome. I - Read more ...
  3. Excellent! I used Hatch green chile and some sauteed onions but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. Very warming and comforting for someone suffering from the flu! Thanks for the recipe.
  4. I thought this would be a little thick for our tastes so I only used half the a mount of butter and flour called for. Also added sauteed minced onion because I thought it might be bland even though the description calls it a spicy soup. It still was bland after following the recipe so - Read more ...
  5. Very tasty and very easy. My kind of recipe!
  6. Delicious soup. Came together very quickly. Added some additional heavy whipping cream to give it a more creamy texture. Also added more green chiles as well as a can of green enchilada sauce. Upped the amount of chicken. Think I will make this for a tailgate party I am organizing.
  7. didn't think I'd find a recipe for this southwestern favorite! happy to see it there. this is a delicious soup, but the chiles, hatch green chiles, make all the difference, so they shouldn't be optional.
  8. If you like cream of chicken soup this is heavenly! It is truly comfort food. I just used one 10 ounce can of chicken and one 4 ounce can of green chiles. It is a fast and truly outstanding.
  9. Made this one and took it to a progressive dinner. Everyone wanted the recipe. I added more potatoes and carrots to it. Suggest adding some real onion and some real garlic to the butter (saute until tender) to give it more taste.