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Slow Cooker Chicken Asopao with Smoked Ham and Manchego Cheese

Slow Cooker Chicken Asopao with Smoked Ham and Manchego Cheese

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This traditional Puerto Rican chicken soup, with just the right amount of spice, slow-cooks all day so you'll come home to a warm and flavorful dish the whole family will enjoy.

serves 8 people


cost per recipe: $20.41

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  • 4

    cups Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth

  • 1

    large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 1

    large green pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 1

    can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained

  • 1 1/4

    pounds boneless, skinless chicken thigh, cut into cubes

  • 3/4

    pound cooked ham, diced

  • 1

    teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed

  • 2

    cups cooked long grain white rice

  • 1

    tablespoon chopped drained capers

  • 1/2

    cup grated manchego cheese

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How to Make It

Step 1

Stir the broth, onion, pepper, tomatoes with chilies, chicken, ham and oregano in a 6-quart slow cooker.

Step 2

Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until the chicken is cooked through.

Step 3

Stir in the rice and capers. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Season to taste. Sprinkle with the cheese.


Recipe Tips

  • Time-Saving Tip: You may also cook this recipe on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Ingredient Note: If you can't find manchego cheese, use Pecorino Romano or Parmesan.

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Ratings & Reviews

  • Chris F.

    November 25, 2014

    This was different and tasty!

    I added shallots and garlic. Then made the rice separately. And added extra cheese on top. It was very good!

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  • Mark K.

    May 5, 2009

    Slow Cooker Chicken Asopao with Smoked Ham and Manchego Cheese

    Far too much sodium for anyone,like me, with heart problems

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