Tex-Mex Chicken Soup

Julie Prior


Tasty and very healthy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
4 Hr 15 Min
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 2 medium
    russet potatoes, peeled & cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 lb
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless, cut into quarters
  • 1 lb
    chicken thighs, skinless and boneless, cut into halves
  • 4 c
    chicken broth, low salt & low fat
  • 3 large
    celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 1
    jalapeno chile, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp
    cumin, ground
  • 1 clove
    garlic, crushed with press
  • 2 c
    frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 c
    cilantro leaves, lightly packed, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1
    ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Tex-Mex Chicken Soup


  1. In a large bowl, combine potatoes and 1/4 cup water. Cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave on high 5 minutes or until tender. Drain & transfer potatoes to bowl of 7-8 quart slow cooker.
  2. Add to slow cooker, chicken, broth, celery, jalapeno, cumin, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Replace lid and cook on low 4 hours or until chicken is cooked through (165 degrees F) but not soft.
  3. Transfer chicken to a cutting board. Using two forks, pull chicken into bite-size pieces. Return chicken to slow cooker.
  4. Stir corn, cilantro and lime juice into soup. Divide among serving bowls. Top with avocado.

Printable Recipe Card

About Tex-Mex Chicken Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

Show 1 Comment & Review

20 Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes

20 Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Creamy, cheesy, yummy and crazy delicious comfort food to help you get through these cold winter days!

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Need some inspiration for tonight's dinner? Try one of these 13 cluckin' great chicken recipes.

Easy To Prep Casserole Recipes

Easy to Prep Casserole Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or for dessert, I love a good casserole. Easy to prepare, they are always crowd-pleasing and great if hosting a dinner, serving a large family or want...