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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Fiesta Chicken Soup

Fiesta Chicken Soup
eDiets Submitted by Sarah Harper

Chicken, corn and rice in broth are seasoned with chili powder and garlic powder and served with a squeeze of lime in this quick soup.

Serves 5 servings
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes

Calories: 287.15
Total Fat: 3.14 g
Total Carbohydrate: 38.43 g
Protein: 26.30 g

0.5 cup uncooked brown rice
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast meat - cut into cubes
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, undrained
1 lime

1. Combine rice and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes, until rice is tender.

2. Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Cook chicken, bell pepper, onion, chili powder and garlic powder 5 minutes, stirring often. Pour in broth and corn. Stir in 1 cup cooked rice. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Serve with lime wedges.


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