Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe

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Mexican Chicken Soup

Cindy Allen


This is a great soup because of the chicken and the chili's. I make it when my hubby gets feeling bad either with a cold or flu.

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1 Hr


1 Hr


1 1/2 gal
depends on size of pot you are using
6 large
chicken thighs with skin left on
4 to 6 medium
potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
2 medium
yellow onions peeled and diced
6 to 8 small
serano chili's
6 to 8 medium
jalapeno peppers (yellow and green)
4 or 5 scoop(s)
large scoops of powdered chicken boullion
1 medium
cabbage head cut into quarters
4 slice
carrots, cubed


1 c
uncooked long grain rice
corn tortillas

Directions Step-By-Step

Depending on the size of soup pot you are using, put at least a gallon or so of water in. Then you take the chicken thighs (skin on) and put them in the water. Let them boil until you see what resembles a broth. Then add the powdered chicken flavored boullion and let boil for a hew minutes on medium heat.

While this is boiling clean and chop up your vegetables. These can vary depending on how much you want to make.

Add the uncooked rice about 10 minutes before adding the cabbage.

I don't put the cabbage in until just before it is ready to eat as my hubby like his cabbage with a little crunch to
Take the corn tortillas and brown them on the burners being careful to turn them once. Serve them with the soup.

This will really warm you up.

It also freezes very well so you can make a large batch and have some for future use.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups