Mexican Lime Soup with Chicken Recipe

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What You Need

3 or 4 limes ( Juice 1/3 Cup)
2 chicken breast

1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
1 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
1 large white onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeño chili, seeded and minced
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
3 cups water
1 1/2 tsp.oregano
1 avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
mild feta cheese, crumbled

What To Do

In a LARGE stockpot add lime juice ( 1/3rd Cup), Chicken broth, water, and oregano

In a medium size skillet over medium heat — heat up oil – add chicken and brown both sides ( it will not be fully cooked) — place the chicken on a cutting board and cut into bite size bites and add chicken to the large stock pot.

Add onions to the medium skillet and cook till tender – Add jalapeno and garlic to the onions and cook for 2 more minutes. Add onion mixture to the large stock pot. Add salt and pepper. Heat the stockpot till soups starts to boil – decrease heat till the soup is a simmer. Simmer for 1.5 hours.

Pour soup in a bowl and garnish with avocado, lime wedges, and cheese.

 

Mexican Lime Soup with Chicken Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 3 or 4 limes ( Juice ⅓ Cup)
  • 2 chicken breast
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeño chili, seeded and minced
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1½ tsp.oregano
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • mild feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. In a LARGE stockpot add lime juice ( ⅓rd Cup), Chicken broth, water, and oregano
  2. In a medium size skillet over medium heat -- heat up oil - add chicken and brown both sides ( it will not be fully cooked) -- place the chicken on a cutting board and cut into bite size bites and add chicken to the large stock pot.
  3. Add onions to the medium skillet and cook till tender - Add jalapeno and garlic to the onions and cook for 2 more minutes. Add onion mixture to the large stock pot. Add salt and pepper. Heat the stockpot till soups starts to boil - decrease heat till the soup is a simmer. Simmer for 1.5 hours.
  4. Pour soup in a bowl and garnish with avocado, lime wedges, and cheese.

Recipe is adapted from HERE