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Fiesta Chicken Soup

Rated as 4.06 out of 5 Stars

"This is a great and different chicken and rice soup. Serve with cornbread or tortilla chips. Encourage your guests to squeeze a little lime juice into their soup. It's great! Garnish with fresh cilantro."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 268 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine rice and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes, until rice is tender.
  2. Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Cook chicken, bell pepper, onion, chili powder and garlic powder 5 minutes, stirring often. Pour in broth and corn. Stir in 1 cup cooked rice. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 268 calories; 2.4 g fat; 38.3 g carbohydrates; 25.6 g protein; 53 mg cholesterol; 322 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great soup! I think next time I'll add more chicken broth so it's a little more "soupy"! Thanks Sarah!

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The soup was okay. Not exactly what I'd call a fiesta. Adding lime juice directly to the soup helped. Also real garlic instead of powder is best. It was quick to make, I'll give it that much...

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Great soup! I think next time I'll add more chicken broth so it's a little more "soupy"! Thanks Sarah!

A nice place to start. For the most part I started out following the directions. I did replace the bell pepper with diced canned chilies as I didn’t have a pepper on hand and thought the mild ...

I have this recipe "almost" but I add a couple of sliced carrots, celery, fresh garlic, fresh jalapeno and a can of Rotel, undrained. I also use 2 or 3 cans of broth. In other words, it is a r...

The soup was okay. Not exactly what I'd call a fiesta. Adding lime juice directly to the soup helped. Also real garlic instead of powder is best. It was quick to make, I'll give it that much...

Very good! I added a can of black beans and about a cup of salsa. I also added some cumin. My family loved it!

I have this recipe also, but I add 1 jalepeno at the beginning and saute it with onion, and garnish with shredded cheese and cilantro.. Yum

This is an excellent and easy to make recipe. I passed it on to several friends who have enjoyed it as well.

So easy to make and tasty - I didn't alter the spices at all. I doubled the recipe for an event at my daughter's school, and I used one red and one green pepper for added color.

Very tasty and easy to make recipie. I substitute pasta (angel hair or thinner) for the rice and sometimes just use 1/4 to 1/2 a cup broth to season the veggies and pasta. This makes it a grea...