- 1 lb (450g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (4 oz) diced green chilies, undrained
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)
- Lime wedges (for serving)
- In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the diced onion and minced garlic, sautéing until they become translucent and fragrant.
- Add the diced red and green bell peppers to the pot, and continue to cook for a few minutes until they start to soften.
- Pour in the diced tomatoes and green chilies with their juices, and mix everything together.
- Add the shredded chicken to the pot, along with the chicken broth, ground cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Stir well, bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Let the soup simmer for about 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
- Serve the Detox Keto Southwest Chicken Soup hot, garnished with chopped fresh cilantro, and accompanied by lime wedges for squeezing on top.
Nutritional Information (per serving – approximately 1 cup): (Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and brands used)
- Calories: 250 kcal
- Total Fat: 10g
- Saturated Fat: 2g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 80mg
- Sodium: 650mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 10g
- Dietary Fiber: 2g
- Sugars: 4g
- Protein: 30g
Please note that these nutritional values are based on common ingredients used in the recipe. It’s always a good idea to double-check the nutrition information using specific brands or ingredients you use, especially if you’re following a strict diet or have specific dietary requirements. Enjoy your Detox Keto Southwest Chicken Soup!