Crockpot Shredded Chicken Verde Soup

Crockpot Shredded Chicken Verde Soup-LIFE SMART by Carrie Dorr

From Rachel's Good Eats

Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

  1. 1 Anaheim pepper

  2. 4 garlic cloves

  3. 2 tbsp olive oil

  4. 1 jalapeño

  5. 1 yellow onion

  6. 1 1/2 cartons low sodium chicken broth

  7. 1 lime

  8. 1 bunch cilantro

  9. 1-7 oz. can green chilies

  10. 1 jar Trader Joe's Salsa Verde Sauce or other

  11. 2 organic chicken breasts

  12. 1 1/2 tbsp cumin

  13. 1 tsp chili powder

  14. 1 tbsp oregano

  15. Salt to taste

  16. Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Dice Anaheim pepper, jalapeño (seeds removed), onion, and garlic cloves to sauté in a pan with olive oil for 5-7 minutes, or until onion is translucent.

  2. Add whole, raw chicken breasts to crock pot, along with sauté mixture, chicken broth, finely chopped cilantro, lime juice, chilies, Salsa Verde, and seasonings.

  3. Set slow cooker on high for 4 hours.

  4. Remove chicken breasts at 3 hours and shred with 2 forks on a plate.

  5. Add shredded chicken back to slow cooker to let cook one more hour.

  6. Let cool, then place in airtight container to store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.