Delicious soup! It's magic - you just quickly put it together and it's done! Made rice in my rice cooker which is quick and the only changes I made was to substitute rotel chilies and tomatoes for the salsa and I added some garlic powder and ground cumin -- just minor stuff. I'll be eating this all weekend and since DH is gone, there is more for me! Made for ZWT-8-Mexico/US SW.
I honestly don't think you could ask for an easier recipe! It goes together fast and it cooks fast. I used hot salsa, which I think added a nice kick to the soup. Very flavorful and it makes a lot! Made for ZWT 8.
Our whole family loves this soup. So do our children's friends! Most of us like it better with some hot sauce, but it is a great recipe. I followed the recipe exactly. Thank you for sharing this!
Quick, easy, delicious, and made with stuff I always have on hand - what more could you want? I left out the onion (don't care for it) and didn't use any garnish. I used brown rice and this hearty soup was on the table in minutes - thanks for posting the recipe!
Congrats on your 2010 Football pool win!!! I made this last night and it was SO easy to put together and the flavor was awesome. I don't usually like very spicy stuff but I really enjoyed this made with the tortilla chips. It was a big hit at my house!
I can't think of one single thing wrong with this recipe! Tasty! Spicy! Warm! Chunky! Healthy! Bayhill, recipes like this give people like me a way to eat at home in a healthy, yet tasty way. V8 is a bit pricey here, so I used one large can of crushed tomatoes instead and left out one can of broth, which was a mistake since the rice soaked up a lot of the liquid. Used homemade salsa. I threw all the ingredients in the crockpot all day on low, then tossed in the rice just before serving...this is one heck of a keeper!
OMG...I just realized that I hadn't rated this recipe yet. I used cooked chicken breasts instead of the pre-cooked chicken strips. This recipe was very easy to put together and had tons of flavor. Made for PAC Fall 2008. Thanks for another terrific recipe, Bayhill.
A most excellent soup. I used regular chicken breast and no cilantro simply because I did not have the pre-seasoned breast or cilantro, although I think the cilantro would give it that authentic Mexican edge. I added a little bit of salt and sprinkled some 4-cheese mexican blend on top. Very very good. A real keeper. Lots of rice in this one.
Very tasty and so easy to make! I didn't have packaged south western chicken as they don't sell it here but I added baked plain chicken breasts, added about a tsp of tex mex spice and only added about 1.5 cups rice. Next time I'll add less rice as I love lots of broth for my soups. Thanks for a great recipe!
I make this soup at least once a week and my family loves it! The flavors are so good! I have passed it on to the other soccer mom's in my group.