Chili Lime Chicken Soup

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.

bowl of chili lime chicken soup with lime wedge, cilantro on side and wooden spoon

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.

onion, jalapeno, garlic, and celery in medium pot with olive oil

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.

Chugwater Chili Seasonine, oregano, and cumin added to sauteed garlic, jalapeno, onion in pot

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.

chicken breast, chicken broth, and diced tomatoes added to pot with seasoned vegetables

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.

chicken that was pulled out and shredded added back into pot with lime juice and cilantro

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.

chili lime chicken soup in bowl with wooden spoon and cilantro on side and lime wedge in bowl

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!!!

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Yield:6-8
Author:Katie Kernan
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Chili Lime Chicken Soup

Chili Lime Chicken Soup

This chili lime chicken soup recipe is a refreshingly tasty soup to make any time of the year. Our Chugwater 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.
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 45 MinTotal time: 1 Hour

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium sized onion, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • ½ -1 jalapeno, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 chicken breast, thawed
  • 32 ounces chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil or olive oil
  • 10 ounce can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 ½ tablespoons Chugwater Chili Seasoning
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a medium sized pot sauté the onion, jalapeno, garlic, and celery in the oil until the onion becomes soft or translucent.
  2. Season with the Chugwater Chili Seasoning, oregano, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add the chicken breast, chicken broth, and diced tomatoes with green chilies to the pot.
  4. Boil for 10 minutes, simmer for 30.
  5. Take the chicken breast out and shred then add the shredded chicken back to the pot with the lime juice and cilantro. Simmer about 5 minutes.
  6. Serve with a dollop of Chugwater Chili Dip and crushed tortilla chips on top. Add with your favorite salad recipe.

Calories

156.33

Fat (grams)

10.77

Sat. Fat (grams)

1.21

Carbs (grams)

7.16

Fiber (grams)

0.95

Net carbs

6.21

Sugar (grams)

2.11

Protein (grams)

8.74

Sodium (milligrams)

1103.69

Cholesterol (grams)

21.63
Not this is an estimate and may not be 100% accurate.
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