Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Chicken Chowder with Chipotle

Chicken Chowder with Chipotle

Happy Tuesday!  How was your long weekend?  Did you do anything fun?  Well it's official, you can wear white now - the sandals, the shorts, capris, etc.  But remember you only have until Labor Day!  At least that is what I was told growing up and to be honest I do follow that "rule"  It's ingrained in the brain - I might be dating myself - ha!

While we had fun this weekend... we haven't seen a peek of sun since Friday.  I really hope that is not a sign of what we can expect this summer.  So today when I was planning dinner, I was just in a soup mood and found this recipe full of veggies, chicken and kicked up a notch with chipotle chiles.  It really hit the spot and with a side of cornbread, the meal was complete.

Have a great week!!  Send me some sun!

Chicken Chowder with Chipotle

by Deb Attinella
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients (8 servings)
  • 1 chipotle chile with 1 tsp adobo sauce
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 2 cups diced red potato
  • 1 can (15 oz) corn drained
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 plum tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • lime wedges
1. In a large pot or dutch oven heat oil over medium high heat. Add chile, onion through garlic and saut̩ about 7 minutes until onion is soft Рstirring frequently.
2. Stir in broth and bring to boil and simmer covered for 20 minutes. Using a stick blender, puree the mixture to desired consistency. Add potatoes and simmer for an additional 20 minutes until potatoes are soft.
3. Stir in chicken and cream and simmer 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients (sauce, tomato, cilantro and S&P) Serve with lime wedges.
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  1. This soup looks amazing!! I printed out a copy to try myself. Yum!

    Exploring My Style

  2. I love anything with Chipotles! This sounds fantastic!

  3. Oh how I wish we were next door neighbors--we could share soup!! Wouldn't that be fun. This looks yummy.

  4. Yes! This is my kind of soup. I love chipotle peppers!

  5. Just saw this on Marvelous Mondays - it looks absolutely delicious - I love chipotle peppers & chicken! I can't wait to try it - thanks for sharing!

  6. Pinning this... I love this for anytime of year. Great seasoning.

  7. Looks delicious, and I have those same bowls :)

  8. Looks like a great dinner! Love it! I've pinned it! Thanks for sharing at Two Cup Tuesday at Pint Sized Baker.

  9. Thank you so much for sharing your great recipe with Full Plate Thursday and have a wonderful week.
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    Miz Helen

  10. What a tasty looking dish. Yummy!! I'm featuring this post on my Tasty Thursdays party this week. Thanks for linking up!! Nichi http://mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2013/06/tasty-thursdays-45.html


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