Southwest Chicken and Chili Stew

Jalapeño chiles, corn, peppers, cumin and cilantro lasso the great flavors of the Southwest in this chunky stew.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
2 1/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
to 2 medium jalapeño chiles, seeded, diced
2
teaspoons all-purpose flour
1
medium red bell pepper, diced (1 cup)
1
medium carrot, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/4
cup cold water
12
baked tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
  • 1 Remove fat from chicken. Cut chicken into 3/4-inch cubes. In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1/2 cup of the broth to boiling. Cook chicken in broth about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until white. Remove chicken from broth with slotted spoon.
  • 2 Add garlic and chiles to broth in Dutch oven; cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in flour. Cook over low heat 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in remaining broth.
  • 3 Stir in chicken and remaining ingredients except cornstarch, water and tortilla chips. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Mix cornstarch and cold water; stir into stew. Cook, stirring frequently, until thickened and thoroughly heated. Serve sprinkled with tortilla chips.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    760mg
    760%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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