Green Chile Chicken Soup

Green Chile Chicken Soup


"One of our favorites. A spicy, tasty soup. If you like, you can add 1 cooked potato cut into pieces at the end before serving. The more chiles you use, the spicier the soup!"


55 m servings 348 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 17.3 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 88 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 314 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot melt butter or margarine. Add flour and stir the resulting paste over medium heat. Add the milk and chicken broth and whip to eliminate any lumps. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer.
  2. Add the chicken. Add the chopped green chiles, salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. Stir well and cover. Simmer for 30 minutes and serve.
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  1. 68 Ratings


Made this one and took it to a progressive dinner. Everyone wanted the recipe. I added more potatoes and carrots to it. Suggest adding some real onion and some real garlic to the butter (saut...

Delicious soup. Came together very quickly. Added some additional heavy whipping cream to give it a more creamy texture. Also, added more green chiles as well as a can of green enchilada sauce. ...

didn't think I'd find a recipe for this southwestern favorite! happy to see it there. this is a delicious soup, but the chiles, hatch green chiles, make all the difference, so they shouldn't be...

Excellent! I used Hatch green chile and some sauteed onions, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. Very warming and comforting for someone suffering from the flu! Thanks for the recipe.

I thought this would be a little thick for our tastes so I only used half the a mount of butter and flour called for. Also added sauteed minced onion because I thought it might be bland even tho...

If you like cream of chicken soup, this is heavenly! It is truly comfort food. I just used one 10 ounce can of chicken and one 4 ounce can of green chiles. It is a fast and truly outstanding.

This soup was my all-time favorite soup when I lived in Houston and only Luby's cafeteria sold it and only on certain days so I used to stock up on it and freeze it to have for lunch daily. No...

Ooh, this is so good! Enjoy it with some fresh, fluffy flour tortillas, and make sure you're using the right kind of chiles. (What kind? Keep reading.) This is meant to be made with New Mexico ...

Very tasty and very easy. My kind of recipe!