Green Chile Enchilada Soup

Green Chile Enchilada Soup Recipe By Home Style Austin
One Delicious Soup

In what may be the last “super cold” blast of early 2020 for Central Texas we’ve already made 4 batches of this soup! #ThatGood

Not only is this soup easy to make, it’s a lower carb keto-friendly soup that’s wonderfully creamy with just the right amount of heat, thanks to our ol’ friend the hatch green chili — perfect for warming up cold days and nights!

Time To Prepare:

About 30 minutes.

Foodie Tips:

❤  You can dial up or dial down the heat of this soup by using your tried and true ingredients. To get you started I’ve included suggested items below that I found at my neighborhood H-E-B.

❤  You can enjoy this soup served from a bowl but I also enjoy it from a mug where I can consume it faster.

❤  Lover of the chilis? Don’t miss out on our Hatch-Chicken Mac n’ Cheese recipe that will have you weak in the knees.

Ingredients:

1-2 Tablespoons  Olive Oil (Or Avocado Oil)
2-3 Pounds  Boneless Chicken Breast, Sautéd Then Cubed
2 Cans (15 Ounces Each)  Hatch Green Chile Enchilada Sauce With Roasted Garlic (or without roasted garlic)
2 Cans (14.5 Ounces Each)  Low Sodium Chicken Broth
1 Cup  Half & Half
2-3 Cups  White Cheese, Shredded (Monterey Jack, Pepper Jack)
½ Cup Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Room Temperature, Cubed
½ – 1 Cup Green Salsa (Central Market Hatch Green Chile Salsa Verde works great)
To Taste  Kosher Salt And Fresh Cracked Black Pepper
To Garnish  Your Favorites: More Shredded Cheese, Cubed Avocado, Chopped Cilantro, Green Onion Tops, Chopped Tomatoes,

What To Do:

1. Prepare The Chicken: In a large pot over medium-high heat, warm the oil. Add the chicken and sauté the chicken until done (about 3-4 minutes on each side). Turn off the heat, remove the chicken from the pot, cool, cube and set aside

2. Back In The Pot We Go: Add the cubed chicken back to the pot and add the enchilada sauce, chicken broth, half & half, shredded cheese, the cubed cream cheese, salsa verde. Warm everything up until things are melty good (about 10 minutes).

3. The Finishing Touch: Salt and pepper to your liking. Spoon into bowls (or mugs) and garnish with your favorite ingredients (ideas shown above).

Enjoy this green chili enchilada soup – it’s a family favorite!

~ Joe Paul Reider

Joe Paul Reider

Home Style Austin Founder
Austin Realtor®
Keller Williams Realty

Email: JoePaul@KW.com
Mobile: 512-222-3302
Web: JoePaulReider.KW.com

Spicy Thai Chicken And Zoodles

Spicy Thai Chicken And Zoodles Recipe

Oodles and Oodles of Zoodles

As a true lover of pasta I wasn’t convinced that a zucchini noodle or “zoodle” would be a satisfying substitute. Turns out I was surprised! Zucchini noodles are fun to make, gluten free, and they will likely leave you feeling as if you had a pasta experience without the guilt. Go on, we’re having seconds!

To spiralize your zucchini you’ll want to give it a little practice. There are many spiral slicers available and I recently upgraded from a hand-held spiralizer to a fancy one from KitchenAid that transformed me into a Zoodler Pro!
Thai Zucchini Noodles

It’s because of this recipe that I was inspired by spiralizing, so I hope you enjoy this dish as much as I do!

Foodie Tips:

❤ I once made the peanut sauce a couple of days in advance and was convinced it tasted even better once things were able to mingle. The sauce is so good I usually double it.

❤ If you’re shy about spicy foods you can omit the red pepper flakes. I often sneak in a little extra.

❤ This dish pairs well with spring or egg rolls (shown).

Time To Prepare:

About 25 minutes.

For The Spicy Peanut Sauce:

Garlic Clove, Peeled & Smashed
½ Cup  Peanut Butter
1 Tablespoon  Lime Juice
1 Inch  Fresh Ginger, Diced
½ Teaspoon  Red Pepper Flakes
2 Tablespoons  Soy Sauce
1 Teaspoon  Light Brown Sugar
⅓ Cup  Water

For The Main Dish:

3-4 Tablespoons  Olive Oil
1 Pound  Chicken Tenders, Diced
Zucchini, Spiralized
1 Large  Carrot, Spiralized
Red Bell Pepper, Julienned
¼ Cup  Fresh Cilantro, Diced
¼ Cup  Green Onions, Diced
To Garnish  Toasted Sesame Seeds
To Garnish  Peanuts, Chopped
To Garnish  Juice of Lime
Spicy Thai Chicken And Zoodles Recipe

What To Do:

1. In a food processor or blender combine the eight spicy peanut sauce ingredients and set aside.

2. Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat. Add about 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil and the chicken tenders. Sauté each side for 3-4 minutes. Remove the chicken from the heat and let it rest until cooled. Then dice the chicken.

3. In the same large skillet over medium-high heat add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, the zucchini and carrot noodles. Flash fry for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

4. Remove the noodles and place them in a large bowl along with the chicken, red pepper, fresh cilantro, green onions and spicy peanut sauce. Toss until the noodles are well coated.

5. Serve garnished with toasted sesame seeds, more chopped peanuts, and a squeeze of lime juice.

Enjoy this dish!

~ Joe Paul ReiderJoe Paul Reider

Home Style Austin Founder
Austin Realtor®
Keller Williams Realty

Email: JoePaul@KW.com
Mobile: 512-222-3302
Web: JoePaulReider.KW.com