Creamy Chicken and Green Chile Soup

2 tablespoons butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, diced
3 cups Pure Hatch Green Chile
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ tsp. black pepper
¼ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon Los Chileros Mexican Oregano
1 tsp. Hatch Red Chile Powder
½ cup flour
3 cups chicken stock
1 cup corn kernels
3 cups milk
1½ cups sour cream
4 cups cooked chicken, diced
chopped cilantro and sliced avocado to garnish

In a large stock pot or Dutch oven, over medium heat, melt the butter.
Add the garlic and onion and cook for 6-8 minutes until softened. Add the green chile.
Sprinkle with salt, pepper, spices and flour. Stir to combine.
Slowly stir in the chicken stock. Bring to a low simmer and then slowly add the milk, while stirring constantly. Add the chicken and corn and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
Place the sour cream in a medium sized bowl and then carefully ladle about a cup of warm broth into it. Whisk until smooth. Ladle more broth into the bowl a couple more times, whisking until smooth each time.
Transfer the sour cream mixture to the pot, stirring or lightly whisking the broth to combine. Garnish and serve warm.

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