Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Red Chicken Enchilada Soup

12 servings

servings

10 minutes

active time

6 hours 10 minutes

total time

Ingredients

2 ½ Pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs

1 recipe red enchilada sauce (or a 28-ounce can store-bought sauce)

24 ounces chicken broth

1 cup half and half or heavy cream

2 cup monterey jack cheese

4 ounces cream cheese (cubed and softened)

4 ounces green salsa (salsa verde)

salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Slow Cooker Instructions:

In a 6-quart slow cooker add chicken breast or thighs, green enchilada sauce, and chicken broth. Cook on Low 6 to 8 hours.

Remove chicken and shred. Add shredded chicken, jack cheese, cream cheese, half and half, and green salsa to slow cooker. Turn slow cooker to warm and stir until cheeses are melted. Add hot sauce or additional salsa to taste.

Serve and enjoy! Delicious topped with avocado, cilantro, green onion, and sour cream.

Instant Pot Instructions:

Cook your chicken on high pressure with 1 cup of broth for 8 minutes. Do a quick release after 10 minutes. Remove chicken and shred.

Set pot to saute medium, and add remaining broth, shredded chicken, green enchilada sauce, salsa, and heat until warm. Add cheese and remaining ingredients. Stir until cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper if needed.

Stovetop Instructions:

In a large stockpot, add chicken and broth. Simmer until chicken is done and can easily be pulled apart. Remove chicken and shred.

Add shredded chicken, enchilada sauce, half and half, jack cheese, cream cheese, and green salsa to the pot. Stir and heat soup until it is warm and the cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper if needed. Serve with additional green salsa, hot sauce, and sour cream on the side. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving Size

1 cup

Calories

346 kcal

Total Fat

17 g

Saturated Fat

9 g

Unsaturated Fat

7 g

Trans Fat

-

Cholesterol

130 mg

Sodium

962 mg

Total Carbohydrate

7 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

4 g

Protein

39 g

12 servings

servings

10 minutes

active time

6 hours 10 minutes

total time
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