Jalepeno Cheddar Chicken Soup

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by kjoeisu

This is a delicious, thick soup. Adjust the amount of jalepenos to your taste. I like spicy, and this is on the enjoyable end of the spicy scale for me. I used smoked jalepenos and smoked chicken to make this recipe, which made a good soup taste excellent.

Top Review by Susan S.

Fantastic! I did substitute Half N Half for the milk, which made it a thicker richer soup. Very very tasty and filling. We stop going to a restaurant (due to quality of food issues) which had a soup just like this. Now we don't miss the soup any longer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook chicken, shred, and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in soup pot. Saute garlic and jalepenos.
  3. Add flour, 1 Tablespoon at a time, stirring until the mixture is a paste, but you can still see bubbles from the butter.
  4. Add chicken broth slowly while stirring mixture. Same for milk and cream of chicken.
  5. Slowly raise temperature of soup to just below boiling point. Stir frequently.
  6. Whisk in about 1/4c of cheese until completely melted. Repeat until all cheese is melted into soup. (If you add cheese all at once it will ball up and soup will be stringy).
  7. Once cheese is melted in add chicken.
  8. Stir in sour cream, salt, and pepper until smooth.
  9. Enjoy!

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