Chorizo-Chicken Chiloup! (paleo chili or soup?)


I started out thinking that this recipe would be a soup, but then it had a little bit of a resemblance to a chili, or maybe a stew…so I asked my trusted Facebook folks and they advised calling it a Chiloup, Stilli, Stewli, Schillew, and even a Stoup!  So, take your pick, but definitely try this recipe if you like a little spice with your comfort food and give this version of paleo chili a try!

Some other Cavegirl Cuisine recipes that you may enjoy:
Potato-Free Cottage Pie
Red Wine Sirloin Tops with Mushroom and Onion Gravy with Root Veg Mash
Roasted Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
Chorizo-Chicken Chiloup (paleo chili)

 

Chorizo-Chicken Chiloup Recipe (paleo chili)

Chorizo-Chicken Chiloup

Ingredients

  • 1 pound loose chorizo (or cut from the casings)
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and diced (or color of choice)
  • 8 ounces baby bella mushrooms (or mushrooms of choice), sliced
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or organic butter
  • 3 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 3 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • sea salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound chicken thighs, lightly cooked and diced (it will continue to cook in the soup)
  • 4 cups chicken broth (or veggie broth)
  • 28-ounce can of diced tomatoes, strained
  • Optional garnishes: sliced black olives, fresh cilantro, diced avocado

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat, cook the chorizo, onion, bell pepper, mushrooms until the chorizo is cooked.  Add ghee, celery, carrots, coriander, paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the chicken, broth and diced tomatoes.
  2. Cook covered on medium-low for 30 minutes or transfer to a slow cooker on low for several hours to really give the spices time to come alive!
  3. Continue to simmer uncovered for 1 hour. Spoon the paleo chili into bowls and garnish with optional toppings
  4. Enjoy!

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4 Comments

  1. This soup is AWESOME! So hearty, filling and full of flavors. My first recipe from your blog, but not my last!

  2. Couldn't find fresh chorizo anywhere today, so I substituted smoked chorizo and cut the links into coins. Not the same, but so good any way!

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