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Slow-Cooker Spicy Chicken Soup

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3 to 5 hours slow cooker
Prep: 5 - 10 min | Cook: 3 to 5 hours slow cooker | Servings: 8-12

southwest chicken soup

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 chopped fine, onions
  • 1 jalapeno chile, stemmed, seeded, and minced
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp chipotle chile powder (Mrs. Dash makes a great one)
  • 8 cups water
  • 3 (12-ounce)bone in split chicken breasts
  • 1 zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tomatoes, cored and chopped
  • 2 avocados, halved, pitted, and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 4 radishes, trimmed and sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • lime wedges
  • sea salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over med heat, add onions, jalapeno, and 1 tbsp salt and cook until softened, about 5 min.
  2. Stir in tomato paste, garlic, oregano, cumin, and chile powder and cook until fragrant, about 1 min. Stir 1 cup of water. Transfer to slow cooker and add remaining 7 cups of water.
  3. Season chicken with sea salt and pepper then add to slow cooker. Cover and cook until chicken is tender 3 to 5 hours on low.
  4. Transfer cooked chicken to cutting board, let cool slightly. Then shred with two forks in bite size pieces. Chop with knife if needed. Discard bone and skin.
  5. Stir in zucchini, cover and cook on high until tender about 30 min.
  6. Stir in chicken and heat about 5 min. season with sea salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Top each bowl with tomatoes, avocados, radishes and cilantro and serve with lime wedges.
  8. Enjoy!

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