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Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

Lil' Luna
Perfectly spiced, creamy Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup is an easy slow cooker favorite, perfect for busy days!
5 from 101 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 35 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 366 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 2 14.5 oz cans chicken broth
  • 2 15 oz cans mild green enchilada sauce
  • 2 4 oz cans diced green chiles
  • cup water
  • 1 ½ tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • cup corn, thawed if frozen
  • cup instant rice
  • 1 8 ounce cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Toppings: Monterey Jack cheese fresh cilantro

Instructions
 

  • Combine chicken, broth, enchilada sauce, green chiles, water, cumin, chili powder, onion powder and garlic powder in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 3 ½ hours.
  • Add corn, rice and cream cheese. Stir and cook on high for 30 minutes more.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and top with Monterey Jack cheese and cilantro before serving.

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Notes

Stove Top Directions:
  • In a large pot, combine chicken, broth, enchilada sauce, green chiles, water, cumin, chili powder, onion powder and garlic powder and bring to a boil.
  • Add corn, rice and cream cheese, reduce the heat and simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Mix well so all cream cheese chunks are gone, then add salt and pepper. Serve garnished with cheese and cilantro.
STORE. Place Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup in an airtight container and store in the fridge for 3-4 days. Reheat on the stovetop or in the microwave.
FREEZE. Place the soup in an airtight container and store it in the freezer for 4-6 months. Let the soup thaw in the fridge. Slowly reheat in a pot over LOW heat. Stir constantly to keep the cream cheese combined with the soup.

Nutrition

Calories: 366kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 36gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 138mgSodium: 329mgPotassium: 705mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1010IUVitamin C: 2.7mgCalcium: 65mgIron: 2.6mg
Keyword Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup, Crockpot Enchilada Soup, Green Chicken Enchilada Soup, Green Enchilada Soup
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