Chicken Chowder with Chipotle Recipe

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Submitted by julcandice

Makes 8 servings



This hearty soup makes enough to feed a crowd and is simple to prepare on a weeknight. From CookingLight.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Chowder with Chipotle

7 ounce Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce Chiles Chipotles
1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
2 cups chopped onion
1 cup chopped carrot
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
6 garlic cloves, crushed
6 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast
2 medium red potatoes (about 12 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
15 1/2 ounce white or golden hominy, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup whipping cream
3 medium+raw Plum Tomato
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 fruit+2"+dia lime

Recipe Directions for Chicken Chowder with Chipotle

  1. Remove 1 chile and 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from can; reserve remaining chiles and sauce for another use. Finely chop chile; set chile and sauce aside separately.

  2. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add chopped chile, onion, and next 6 ingredients (through garlic); cook 7 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring frequently. Stir in broth; bring to a boil. Add chicken; cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 30 minutes or until chicken is tender. Remove chicken with a slotted spoon, and cool slightly. Shred chicken with 2 forks; cover and keep warm.

  3. Remove pan from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Place one-third of broth mixture in a blender; process until smooth. Pour pureed broth mixture into a large bowl. Repeat procedure in two more batches with remaining broth mixture. Return pureed broth mixture to pan. Stir in potatoes and hominy; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook, uncovered, 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in chicken and cream; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in reserved adobo sauce, tomato, cilantro, and salt. Serve with lime wedges.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 521.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
252
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.5g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
58mg
19%
Sodium
1089mg
45%
Potassium
383mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
25.4g
8%
Dietary Fiber
6.0g
24%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
22.3g
Vitamin A 66% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 6% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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