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Jalapeño Popper Chicken Soup

This jalapeño popper chicken soup packs in all the spice and creaminess of a jalapeño popper in every bite.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 38 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 8 servings
Calories 518 kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Stockpot
  • Wooden Spoon


  • 4 chicken breasts (shredded or cubed) cooked
  • 3 medium jalapeños diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 green onions diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • cups cheddar cheese shredded


  • In a medium stockpot, add the butter, jalapeños, green onions, and garlic. Sauté on medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the cream, broth, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and spices and reduce to low heat. Allow the cheese and cream cheese to melt, stirring occasionally until fully combined.
  • Add the shredded chicken and then cover and let simmer on low heat for 6-8 minutes. Serve and enjoy!


  • You can cook the chicken however you choose -- grill, boil, instant pot, crockpot, etc.
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream and fresh diced green onions or jalapeños
  • For less spice, remove the seeds from the jalapeños before sautéeing them


Serving: 1cupCalories: 518kcal
Keyword jalapeño popper chicken soup
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