Chicken Fajita Chowder

I had first tried chicken fajita chowder when I was out dining with friends at a Mexican restaurant. I remember being so intrigued by the combination of chicken, fajita peppers and onions, and the creamy texture of the chowder – it sounded almost too good to be true. We all decided to give it a try, and it did not disappoint!

The flavor of the chowder was out of this world – the perfect amount of spice from the peppers, the fresh taste from the vegetables, and the creamy broth all melded together into a great combination. I was in love!

However, after I had a few bites of the delicious chowder, I realized something. I wanted to make my very own version. I thought that I could use my own unique recipe to take the flavors of the restaurant’s chowder to the next level. Thus, I began a journey to master my own chicken fajita chowder recipe.

I began searching through various online sources of recipes and other sources of inspiration. I was determined to make the perfect chowder, so I didn’t take any shortcuts. I read every single description of a recipe and tried to learn as much as I could to create my perfect recipe.

Finally, after a few weeks of practice and tinkering with my recipes, I had perfected my very own chicken fajita chowder. Ever since then, it’s been a staple of my home-cooking repertoire and a hit with family and friends. Now, it’s your turn to try it.

Chicken Fajita Chowder

3 from 52 votes
Recipe by Recipe Wonderland Contributors Course: Chicken Recipes, Lunch Recipes, Quick RecipesDifficulty: Easy


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This delicious chicken fajita chowder recipe is perfect for any kind of occasion. It is easy to prepare, flavorful and filled with exciting ingredients.


  • 2 tbsp 2 olive oil

  • 1 red 1 bell pepper (diced)

  • 1 1 onion (diced)

  • 2 cloves 2 garlic (minced)

  • 1 tbsp 1 chili powder

  • 1 tsp 1 cumin

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 oregano

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 salt

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 pepper

  • 2 cups 2 chicken broth

  • 2 cups 2 cooked, diced chicken

  • 1 4 ounce 1 can of diced green chilies

  • 1 large 1 tomato (diced)

  • 1 15 ounce 1 can of hominy

  • 1 cup 1 corn kernels (frozen)

  • 2 tbsp 2 lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 fresh cilantro (chopped)

  • Optional garnish with grated cheese, thinly sliced jalapenos and sour cream


  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add red bell pepper and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes until vegetables soften.
  • Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper, stirring to combine.
  • Pour in chicken broth, cooked chicken, green chilies, diced tomatoes, hominy, and corn kernels. Stir to combine.
  • Bring chowder to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add lime juice and cilantro and stir to combine
  • Garnish with grated cheese, thinly sliced jalapenos, and/or sour cream.


  • Add your favorite garnishes to complete the dish.

Chicken fajita chowder is a delicious and easy to make chowder that is sure to become a family favorite. It is made with a flavorful combination of chicken, peppers, and tomatoes simmered in a broth with a medium-spicy kick. The addition of fajita seasoning adds great depth to the dish, making it a unique and bold flavorful experience.

A combination of the chicken, peppers, tomatoes, and spices in a rich soup broth is an impressive result that is both creamy and flavorful. The balance of goodies in the chicken fajita chowder will fill your stomach and elevate your taste buds.

If you’re looking for a hearty and delicious meal that is quick and easy to make, chicken fajita chowder should be put at the top of your list. With it’s complex flavor and texture, it’s sure to satisfy. It’s great for busy weeknights and can be enjoyed as both a main dish or a side dish. Once you try it, you’ll be sure to put it in your regular dinner rotation.

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