Caribbean-Style Chicken Soup with Lime and Cilantro

Caribbean-Style Chicken Soup with Lime and Cilantro

Looking for a hearty slow-cooked dinner? Then check out this Caribbean-style soup featuring chicken, Progresso® black beans and chicken broth.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

4:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

Soup
3
bone-in chicken breasts, skinned
3
bone-in chicken thighs, skinned
1
tablespoon salt-free Caribbean rub
4
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth (4 cups)
1
tablespoon adobo sauce (from can of chipotle chiles)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
1/2
cup unsweetened coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons fresh lime juice
Serve-With, if desired
Hot cooked rice
Fresh cilantro leaves
Finely chopped radishes
Lime wedges
  1. Spray 5-quart oval slow cooker with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken evenly with Caribbean rub; set aside.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic in oil 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Transfer mixture to slow cooker using slotted spoon. In skillet, heat remaining 3 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 6 to 8 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned. Transfer chicken to slow cooker.
  3. Add 1 cup of the broth to skillet, scraping to loosen browned bits. Pour over chicken. Add remaining 3 cups broth, the adobo sauce, beans, coconut milk, salt and pepper to slow cooker.
  4. Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour. Reduce heat setting to Low. Cover; cook 3 hours longer.
  5. Remove chicken from slow cooker to plate; cool 10 minutes. Remove chicken from bones; discard bones and return meat to slow cooker. Stir in lime juice. Serve soup over rice; garnish with cilantro, radishes and lime wedges.
Makes 8 servings (1 cup)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • Total Fat 9g
      • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
    • Sodium 1199mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 9g
      • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Protein 20g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
      • 1 Lean Meat;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.