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Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

On a cold day there is nothing better than a hearty bowl of warm soup! This Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup uses simple ingredients that are slow cooked to perfection. We like to serve it with Mexican blend cheese sprinkled on top and tortilla chips.

Mexican Chicken Soup

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This recipe calls for black beans but you can substitute your favorite bean if you prefer. I did not have any black beans so I added pinto beans instead.

If you love Mexican inspired slow cooker recipes you might also like this Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup and Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl.

Ingredients

See printable recipe card below for all ingredients, specific measurements, and complete instructions.

  • boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • diced tomatoes and green chili (such as Rotel)
  • diced tomatoes, undrained
  • frozen corn
  • black beans, rinsed and drained
  • medium onion, diced
  • chicken broth
  • jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • chili powder
  • ground cumin
  • smoked paprika
  • minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How To Make Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place chicken in slow cooker.
  2. Sauté the onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil, until the onion is clear, adding minced garlic for the last 20 seconds.
  3. Add onion and remaining ingredients to slow cooker.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours.
  5. 30 minutes before cooking time is finished, shred chicken with two forks and return to slow cooker. Stir to mix, place lid back on and cook for remaining 30 minutes.
  6. If too thick you can add a little more broth to your desired consistency.
  7. Serve with sliced avocado's, fresh cilantro, lime wedges, sour cream, shredded cheese and tortilla chips.

How To Store

Store any leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

Author: Judy Wilson
This Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup uses simple ingredients that are full of flavor and slow cooked to perfection.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 10 ounce can diced tomatoes and green chili (Rotel)
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ medium yellow onion, diced
  • 14.5 ounce can chicken broth
  • teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Season chicken with salt and pepper and place chicken in slow cooker.
  • Sauté the onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil, until the onion is clear, adding minced garlic for the last 20 seconds.
  • Add onion and remaining ingredients to slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • 30 minutes before cooking time is finished, shred chicken with two forks and return to slow cooker. Stir to mix, place lid back on and cook for remaining 30 minutes.
  • If too thick you can add a little more broth to your desired consistency.
  • Serve with sliced avocado's, fresh cilantro, lime wedges, sour cream, shredded cheese and tortilla chips.

Notes

Store any leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
The nutritional information provided is approximate and should only be used as a general guideline. It is an estimate that will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.
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Judy

Tuesday 12th of March 2013

Thanks! So glad you stopped by! This is one of our favorite soups. So good!

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Tuesday 12th of March 2013

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Heather Who Needs a Cape?

Monday 4th of March 2013

this sounds YUMMY :)

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