Caldo De Pollo Or Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe

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Caldo de pollo or Mexican chicken soup

yolanda garibay


To our family this is a good confort food for a cold day

★★★★★ 3 votes
4 to 6
30 Min
50 Min


3 lb
whole chicken
10 c
water, boiling
2 Tbsp
salt (or to taste)
1 medium
onion chopped
1 medium
2 large
fresh tomatoes (pureed in blender)
1 pinch
mexican oregano
4 medium
mexican zuckini (calabasitas)
6 medium
4 small
2 medium
chayote( squash)
1/2 c
chopped cylantro
3 large
stems of mint plant
1 small
green cabage
1 1/2 tsp
chicken bouillon /optional
3 medium
fresh corn, cut in halfs


1cut chicken,rinse and remove kidneys,in a 6 quart size pot bring to boild 10 cups of water, add chicken,salt.
2peal off carrots, potatoes,cabage,chayotes,cut in four parts, DO NOT PEAL ZUCKINIS!fresh corn cut in halfs.
3when chicken is half cooked add all vegetables,
4in a separate small pan put 1 1/2 teaspons oil,then stir fry the onion and chopped garlic(very fine) and the tomatoes from blender, add a little more salt to taste if nedded, pour over chicken and vegetables, finish cooking,add cylantro and mint, turn off,remove from stove, do not over cook vegetables.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
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