Creamy Chicken Poblano Pepper Soup Recipe

Creamy Chicken Poblano Pepper Soup Recipe

How To Make Creamy Chicken Poblano Pepper Soup

Our Creamy Chicken Poblano Pepper Soup is a hearty and flavorful soup made with chicken breasts, poblano peppers, corn, black beans, heavy cream, and more.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 3poblano peppers
  • 3chicken breasts,bone in, skin on
  • 1tspkosher salt,divided
  • ¼tspcoarse black pepper
  • 2tbspcanola oil
  • ¼cupbutter
  • ¼cupflour
  • 8cupschicken broth
  • 16ozroasted corn,frozen
  • 15ozblack beans,(2 cans)
  • 2red bell peppers,diced finely
  • 2cupssharp cheddar cheese,shredded
  • 1cuppepper jack cheese,shredded
  • 1lime,juiced
  • 2tbspcumin,ground
  • ¼tspcayenne pepper
  • ½cuphalf and half cream,or heavy cream
  • 1jalapeno,thinly sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Season the poblano pepper and chicken with the canola oil, half the salt and pepper, and put onto a baking sheet lined with foil.

  3. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes or until peppers are charred and chicken is cooked through.

  4. While the food is roasting, start making the soup by adding the butter and flour into a large stockpot.

  5. Cook the mixture while whisking for about 1 minute before adding in the chicken broth.

  6. Bring the mixture to a light boil then add in the corn, black beans, and red bell peppers, and let it simmer for 15 minutes while the food finishes in the oven.

  7. Shred the chicken and dice the deseeded poblano peppers before adding them to the soup.

  8. Add in the remaining salt, cheddar and pepper jack cheese, lime juice, cumin, cayenne, and, half and half cream.

  9. Stir until melted and combined and garnish with jalapeños before serving.


  • Calories: 531.03kcal
  • Fat: 27.92g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.20g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.88g
  • Fiber: 7.22g
  • Sugar: 7.62g
  • Protein: 31.15g
  • Cholesterol: 88.62mg
  • Sodium: 635.88mg
  • Calcium: 307.59mg
  • Potassium: 1036.43mg
  • Iron: 3.71mg
  • Vitamin A: 208.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 58.67mg
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