Sopa de Xochicalpan

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

This is a soup inspired by Ancient Aztec cooking. The word Xochicalpan in the language of Nahuatl (Aztec) means the place of the house of flowers. It has an aroma that is almost a fragrance.


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Serves:

Severs 6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stir-Fry

Ingredients

2 large
chicken breasts, boiled and shredded into bite sized pieces
2 can(s)
chicken stock
2 can(s)
water, use soup can
1 small
white onion, finely chopped
1 medium
tomato, seeded and coarsley chopped
1/2
bell pepper, chopped
1
corn tortilla, julienned into 1x1/4 inch slices
1
lime, cut into thin (1/8 inch) slices
1/2 tsp
red wine vinegar

SEASONINGS

garlic powder to taste
1/8 tsp
ground coriander seeds
1/4 tsp
ground cumin seeds
pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using an enamel soup pot, pour in the stock and water.
2
Add the onion, tomato, bell pepper, vinegar, and dry seasonings. Simmer until the vegetables are cooked.
3
Add the chicken and simmer while the flavors combine, about 10 to 15 minutes. Add the tortilla strips.
4
TO SERVE: Place a slice of lime in each bowl and ladle the hot soup over it. Wait a moment for the lime to flavor the soup. Then serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican