Southwest Chicken and Chili Stew

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

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

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 Gold Medal® 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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Corning Around
Corn is a good source of pantothenic acid, a B vitamin. This nutrient helps release energy from carbohydrates we eat.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 760mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 29g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.