Chicken Soup With Lime And Avocado Recipe

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Chicken Soup with Lime and Avocado

Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

The avocado and fresh cilantro really make this soup quite special.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 qt
chicken stock (or 1 quart stock and 1 quart water)
1 medium
onion, finely chopped
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 large
carrot, thinly sliced
1 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
1 large
serrano chile or jalapeno pepper, minced (and seeded, if desired)
14 oz
can diced tomatoes, drained (or about 1 pound fresh tomatoes, diced)
1 c
cooked chicken breast, shredded finely
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 c
chopped cilantro
1 to 2 Tbsp
freshly squeezed lime juice (plus thin slices lime, for garnish)
1 large
avocado, cut into small dices or thinly sliced
crispy corn tortilla chips, for garnish
1/2 c
sour cream, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring the chicken stock to a simmer. Add the onion, carrot, celery, garlic and chile, and simmer 15 minutes.
2
Add the tomatoes, and simmer for another five minutes. Taste and adjust salt, then stir in the chicken breast, cumin and chopped cilantro. Cover and let sit for five minutes. Add the lime juice.
3
Divide the avocado between four soup bowls. Ladle in the soup, place a slice of lime on each bowl, and sprinkle crispy tortilla chips and a generous dollop (about 1/8 sour cream) on top of each serving. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free
Other Tag: Healthy