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Crockpot Chicken, Avocado, and Lime Soup

crockpot chicken, avocado, and lime soup
Serves: 4 people
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5 from 5 votes
A delicious, flavorful soup recipe that can be made in the crockpot or instant pot!

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 white onion diced fine
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and stemmed, then diced fine
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 [14-oz] can of diced tomatoes
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp. chipotle chili powder or regular chili powder
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice ~ 2 limes
  • 2 avocados diced

Instructions

CROCKPOT METHOD

  • Place chicken, diced onion, jalapeno, minced garlic, chicken broth, diced tomatoes, chili powder, dried oregano, salt, pepper and cumin. Stir well to combine. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours, or on high for 4-6.
  • When cooking time is complete, using tongs remove the chicken from the crockpot and onto a cutting board. Using two forks, shred the chicken. Place shredded chicken back into the crockpot.
  • Stir in chopped cilantro and lime juice into the crockpot.
  • Place 1/2 an avocado, cubed, in the bottom of a soup bowl. Ladle soup over avocado. Serve and enjoy!

INSTANT POT METHOD

  • Press "saute" button. Add 1 tbsp. olive oil and add the diced onion, garlic and jalapeno. Saute until onions are tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Press the "warm/cancel" button to turn saute function off. Now add in the chicken broth, chicken breasts, oregano, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper, diced tomatoes.
  • Close the top of the instant pot. Press the "soup" button and let cook until cooking time is completed (30 minutes), then manually release pressure by flipping the vent at the top.
  • When done releasing pressure, open and using tongs, remove the chicken onto a cutting board and shred the chicken using two forks. It should shred extremely easily. Place shredded chicken back into the instant pot.
  • Add in the cilantro and the lime juice.
  • Place 1/2 an avocado, cubed, in the bottom of a soup bowl. Ladle soup over avocado. Enjoy!