One Pot Pepper Jack Chicken Fajita and Rice Soup

This Chicken Fajita Soup is packed with your favorite fajita flavors and ingredients and is SO easy, delicious and comforting! It’s loaded with juicy chicken, bell peppers, rice, black beans, tomatoes, green chilies, pepper Jack Cheese and topped with tortilla chips, avocados, sour cream, etc. Make room for a new favorite way to devour fajitas with this Chicken Fajita Soup!

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Servings: 6


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced (1 pound)
1/2 large onion, thinly sliced
1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 small orange bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 small yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons flour
2 teaspoons chicken bouillon powder
1 tsp EACH salt, chili pwdr, ground cumin
1/2 tsp EACH smoked paprika, pepper, dried oregano
3/4 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked
1 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 4 oz. can mild diced green chilies
1 14 oz. can crushed tomatoes
4 14.5 oz. cans low sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup freshly grated Pepper Jack cheese or more to taste

Tortilla chips/strips
fresh cilantro
sour cream
Hot sauce to taste


  1. Melt butter in olive oil over medium high heat in a large Dutch oven/soup pot. Add chicken and onions and sauté for 3 minutes.
  2. Add bell peppers, garlic, flour and all seasonings/spices. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. READ MORE

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