Aztec Chowder

Aztec Chowder Recipe

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Joyce Lowery


Very tasty if you like beans and chicken.

★★★★★ 1 vote
24 Hr
1 Hr
Stove Top


8 c
chicken stock
1 lb
boneless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 c
2 c
whipped cream, unsweetened
1 c
onion, diced
1 bunch
cilantro, chopped
1 bag(s)
tortilla chips, crushed
8 oz
mozzarella jack cheese, shredded
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/2 lb
dried northern beans
2 clove
garlic, minced
anneheim peppers, chopped

How to Make Aztec Chowder


  • 1In a large saucepan, soak the beans overnight in the chicken broth in the refrigerator.
  • 2The next day, heat them until boiling, then turn down to simmer and cook the beans; covered until tender.
  • 3Remove half of the beans from the pot and puree in a blender; then add the cayenne to the puree.
  • 4In another large saucepan, heat the butter until melted. Add the chicken and cook, stirring frequently, until lightly browned. Add the onions, garlic, cilantro, and minced chili pepper. Cook until onions are clear; stirring frequently.
  • 5Add the whole beans with their cooking liquid to the saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer. Then add the pureed beans.
  • 6Add the cream and heat to the desired temperature, stirring frequently. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 7To serve, ladle the soup into bowls and top with tortilla chips and shredded jack cheese. Garnish with cilantra sprigs.

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About Aztec Chowder

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southwestern