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Green Chile Chicken Stew- Quick and Easy Backpacking Meal Edition

5 from 1 review

  • Author: Emily
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


This Green Chile Chicken Stew- Quick and Easy Backpacking Meal Edition- checks all the boxes as a perfect backpacking meal. It’s lightweight, DIY cheap, and stuffed with calories, carbs, protein, flavor and nutrients.

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  1. 2 cups water
  2. 1 chicken bouillon cubes
  3. 1 (0.21oz) packet of Freeze-Dried Hatch Chile
  4. 2/3 cup potato flakes
  5. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  6. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  7. 1 teaspoons onion powder
  8. 1 (2.6oz) pouch ready-to-eat chicken
  9. 1(10-inch) flour tortilla


  1. Add water and bouillon cube to a 4 cup sized (or larger) camp stove. Bring to a boil and add the Hatch Green Chile packet. Cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the potato flakes, oregano, garlic, onion powder and chicken. Let stew sit for 5-10 minutes to cool to a safe eating temperature. Scoop and eat the stew with a tortilla and a spoon.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: New Mexican


  • Serving Size: 16 ounces
  • Calories: 533
  • Sugar: 2
  • Sodium: 1512
  • Fat: 2.5
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4
  • Carbohydrates: 47
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 23