This chili lime chicken soup recipe is a refreshingly tasty soup to make any time of the year. Our chili seasoning adds a spicy flavor to this soup that balances out the lime and other ingredients in it. Make this soup as a quick weeknight treat or make a large batch to take to a potluck.
Soups are really fun to make when the weather changes or you want a nice change from a traditional meal. Plus, there are so many different soups you can make. From traditional soups like chicken noodle and Signature Chugwater Chilito fun new soups like this chili lime chicken soup or Slow Cooker Chicken Chili.
Our chili seasoning or southwest dip mix seasoning are great ways to spice up your favorite soup recipe and explore new soup options. Curl up with a warm bowl of soup and brave colder weather or have a light and refreshing soup in the spring and summer alongside a tasty salad. Here is how to make this easy, light, and refreshing chili lime soup that will become a new favorite that you will cook up when you crave a tasty soup.
How to Sauté Vegetables in the Soup
In a medium-sized pot sauté 1 medium-sized diced onion, ½ diced jalapeno (if you want it more spicy use a whole jalapeno. If you do not like the heat add in some diced bell pepper instead.), 4 chopped garlic cloves, and 3 diced celery stalks in 3 tablespoons of vegetable or olive oil until the onion becomes soft or translucent.
Seasoning the Chili Lime Chicken Soup
Season the sauteed vegetables with 2 ½ tablespoons of Chugwater Chili Seasoning, 1 teaspoon of oregano, 1 teaspoon of cumin, ½ teaspoon of salt, and ½ teaspoon of pepper. Stir together.
Simmer the Chicken and Tomatoes
In the pot add in 1 chicken breast, 32 ounces of chicken broth, and 10 ounces of diced tomatoes with green chilies. Boil for 10 minutes then simmer the soup for 30 minutes.
Finish Cooking the Soup
After simmering the soup for 30 minutes pull the chicken breast out and shred it then add it back into the soup pot along with ¼ cup lime juice and ½ cup chopped cilantro. Simmer for about 5 minutes then you are ready to serve this tasty chicken soup.
How to Serve Chili Lime Chicken Soup
Now that you have made a tasty new chicken soup recipe it is time to serve it. Serve this soup with a dollop of Chugwater Chili Dip or sour cream and some crushed tortilla chips. You can host a soup night and serve a variety of soups including this one or as a weeknight meal. Take this soup in a slow cooker to a potluck or office lunch party. There are so many ways to enjoy this light and refreshing soup.
Now that you have learned a new soup recipe that will help keep you warm when the weather changes or full when the weather is nice, here are some other soups to try out!!!