Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Soup

Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Soup
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3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
coarse salt and fresh black pepper
1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into small cubes
1 small onion, diced
1 red or green bell pepper, diced
1/2 cup finely chopped black olives
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 + 1/2 teaspoons chile powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano(preferably Mexican), crushed between fingertips
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 cup uncooked long or medium-grain white rice, rinsed well in a wire strainer with cold water
5 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup salsa
2/3 cup fresh or frozen corn
for serving:
fresh chopped cilantro
lime wedges
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
sour cream
tortilla chips


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