• Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    15 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Spicy Chicken and Grits Soup

    A simple soup with big flavor, this Spicy Chicken and Grits Soup hits the spot with tomatoes, carrots, ancho, chicken, and fresh grits dumplings.


    Ingredients
    For the Soup
    1
    tablespoon
    coconut oil
    1
    onion, thinly sliced
    1
    garlic clove, minced
    1
    cup
    sliced carrots
    3
    cups
    chopped tomatoes
    1
    teaspoon
    ground ancho chile
    1/4
    teaspoon
    red pepper flakes
    4
    cups
    vegetable broth
    2
    cups
    rotisserie chicken meat, shredded
    For the Dumplings
    3
    tablespoons
    coarse corn meal
    1
    egg
    1/2
    teaspoon
    salt
    1/2
    teaspoon
    black pepper
    Additional Ingredients
    1
    lemon, quartered
    Directions
    Make the soup: In a large pot on medium heat melt coconut oil. Sauté onion, garlic, carrots, and tomatoes until onions are translucent and carrots are tender. Add ancho chile, red pepper flakes, and broth. Stir to combine and allow to simmer for 15 minutes, then add shredded chicken.
    Make the dumplings: in a small bowl whisk together grits, egg, salt and pepper. Scoop out batter with the tip of a spoon, about 1 teaspoon, and drop into soup. Repeat with remaining dumpling batter.
    Allow soup to simmer for 5 minutes, until dumplings are firm. Serve hot with a lemon wedge.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
    OK

    Categories 

    ChickenSoup

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