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spicy chicken soup with corn and chipotle peppers – CCC soup!

ccc soup!

You will love this spicy chicken soup with corn, jalapeno, and chipotle peppers, with a topping of cilantro, lime, sour cream, avocado, and tortilla chips!

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Ingredients

soup:

1/4 cup olive oil

4 cloves of minced garlic

68 carrots chopped in thin slices

6  shallots chopped

2  jalapeno minced

8  sun dried tomatoes chopped fine  (you may use the dried version and hydrate them, or buy the ones that are already hydrated)

2 chipotles in adobe sauce chopped fine

2 cartons chicken broth

One  14oz. can of diced tomatoes (you may use a flavored version if you wish)

28  oz. bag of frozen corn

3 fresh tomatoes chopped

3 chicken breasts grilled and chopped

salt and pepper to taste

Topping:

1/2 cup cilantro chopped

1 cup of sour cream divided 

one lime cut into wedges divided

one avocado cut into wedges divided

tortilla strips

Instructions

Heat olive oil in a large dutch oven or soup pan on medium low heat

Add carrots and shallots and cook until tender, stirring occasionally

Add jalapeno, chipotle, sun dried and minced garlic being careful not to let the garlic burn or it will become bitter and ruin the taste of the  soup.

Raise heat to medium and pour in chicken stock 

Add tomatoes 

Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally

Add frozen corn

Lower heat to a simmer and let cook until reduced by 1/3

Add chicken 

salt and pepper to taste

Let simmer for an additional 15 minutes

Pour into serving bowls and place topping ingredients on the top:

squeeze of lime wedge, slice of avocado, dollop of sour cream, sprinkle of fresh cilantro and tortilla chips 

 

Keywords: chicken, corn, chipotle peppers, cilantro, avocado