Tex Mex Cheesy Chicken Chowder

Tex Mex Cheesy Chicken Chowder

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes


Tex Mex Cheesy Chicken Chowder

The zesty Mexican flavors in this chowder will satisfy any football fan.

This recipe courtesy of Pioneer Brand, C.H.Guenther & Son, Inc.


  • 1 cup Chopped onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 2 medium Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 can (32 ounces) Chicken broth
  • 1 bag (32 ounces) frozen southern-style hash brown potatoes
  • 1 package Pioneer Country Gravy Mix (2.75 ounces)
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 8 ounces processed cheese food (such as Velveeta), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) Chunky salsa (hot, medium, or mild)
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies


  • 1 In large saucepan, cook and stir onion, celery and garlic in oil over medium heat until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • 2 Add chicken; cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink. Add chicken broth; bring to a boil.
  • 3 Add potatoes; cook over low heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft, stirring occasionally. Return to boiling.
  • 4 Dissolve gravy mix in milk; stir into boiling mixture. Add cheese, salsa and green chilies. Cook and stir over low heat until cheese is melted.


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