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Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican chicken soup recipe? Learn how to make Mexican chicken soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cbkfountain

Makes 8 servings



from barefoot contessa at home p 34

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican chicken soup

1/2 lb Chicken thighs
3 T olive oil
2 c chopped onions
1 c chopped celery
1 c chopped carrots
4 cloves garlic, chopped
10 c chicken stock
28 oz crushed tomatoes
1 t cumin
1 t coriander
1/2 c cilantro
3 corn tortillas
2 avocado
1 c grated cheddar

Recipe Directions for Mexican chicken soup

  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. rub chicken breast with olive oil, sprinkle with sale and pepper, and roast until done. when cool enough to handle, shred the meat. Cover and set aside

  2. meanwhile, heat olive oil in large pot. Add onions, celery, carrots, cook over medium low heat for 10 mins or until onions start to brown. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds.

  3. add the chicken stock, tomatoes with their puree, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper and cilantro.

  4. Bring soup to a boil then lowe the heat and simmer for 25 mins. Cut tortillas into strips and add to soup after about 15 mins. Add the chicken and season to taste.

  5. serve the soup hot topped with sliced avocado, sour cream, grated cheddar, broken tortillas

Categories

Chicken, Soup, Mexican, Slow Cook

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 571.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
298
Calories from Fat
149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.6g
26%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
1288mg
54%
Potassium
498mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
22.5g
8%
Dietary Fiber
8.3g
33%
Sugars
9.1g
Protein
17.1g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 17% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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