Spicy Chicken Soup with Peppers

by Sharon on April 20, 2018

This Spicy Chicken Soup with Peppers is the perfect light meal and a great way to use up leftover chicken. Pair it with a salad or toss in some cooked rice or noodles. Gluten Free and packed with nutrition and heat!

Spicy Chicken Soup with Peppers - Gluten free

I know what you’re thinking. Spicy Chicken Soup with Peppers? It’s almost summer! Where are the salads?

In my defense this is a broth based, clear soup with crisp-tender peppers and fresh cilantro for that clean, fresh taste. It’s light but balanced with some spice thrown in there by way of my secret spicy sauce. Who doesn’t love a secret sauce?

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