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How to Cook Chickpea, Piquillo Pepper & Shredded Chicken Soup

ChickepeaPiquilloPepperShreddedChickenSoup A flavor explosion is what you’ll get when you cook this soup at home in less than 20 minutes…

…That’s right! 20 minutes…full of flavor and not a long list of ingredients.

The video is an episode of “Qualifirst Cooking with Kimberly“. Be sure to Subscribe today!

Today, I’m using these amazing Royal Command Fire Roasted Piquillo Peppers that bring this soup to a level of yumminess you won’t soon forget, and you’ll too soon crave!

Type: Soup Recipe
Serve With: drizzled with olive oil, chopped cilantro & thinly sliced piquillo peppers, and some fresh, crusty bread
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Yield: Serves 3

The ingredients & instructions are listed below the video for measurements & directions. Please enjoy the video below:


  • 1 cup drained whole piquillo peppers + 1/4 cup cut into thin strips – I use Royal Command Fire Roasted Piquillo Peppers from Qualifirst.com
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup shredded chicken – rotisserie, roasted, baked, boiled
  • 1/2 cup cooked rice
  • 3/4 cups hummus – Here’s my Hummus from Heaven Recipe with Video

  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro – chopped
  • 1 tsp hot sauce – I use Sriracha Sauce
  • drizzle olive oil – to serve
  • freshly cracked black pepper – to taste
  • sea salt – to taste


    1. Using a food processor, add whole piquillo peppers, chicken stock and hummus. Puree until mixture is smooth.
    2. Transfer this mixture to a pot on your stove, and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 3 minutes.
    3. Add the shredded chicken and hot sauce, sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Return to a simmer for 2 minutes.
    4. Serve and garnish with a fruity olive oil, chopped cilantro, thinly sliced piquillo peppers, and more hot sauce on the side for anyone to spice it up to their liking.


I hope you enjoy this Quick Meal on Cooking with Kimberly. Until next time…

Eat Deliciously!

Fine Foods: Qualifirst.com
Knives: ProChefGearPlus.com

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Author: Kimberly Turner

Kimberly Turner is the web-chef behind CookingWithKimberly.com. Food writer, food consultant and general lover of the delicious treats on our planet, Kimberly brings you hearty content, delicious offerings, fun antics, and some down-home cooked love with her mom making cameos. Internet entrepreneur and marketer, International model, and Editor-in-Chief of a number of online publications. Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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