Caldo de pollo or Mexican chicken soup

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yolanda garibay

By
@yayaprimera

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 to 6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

  • 3 lb
    whole chicken
  • 10 c
    water, boiling
  • 2 Tbsp
    salt (or to taste)
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 1 medium
    garlic
  • 2 large
    fresh tomatoes (pureed in blender)
  • 1 pinch
    mexican oregano
  • 4 medium
    mexican zuckini (calabasitas)
  • 6 medium
    carrots
  • 4 small
    potatoes
  • 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

How to Make Caldo de pollo or Mexican chicken soup

Step-by-Step

  1. cut chicken,rinse and remove kidneys,in a 6 quart size pot bring to boild 10 cups of water, add chicken,salt.
  2. peal off carrots, potatoes,cabage,chayotes,cut in four parts, DO NOT PEAL ZUCKINIS!fresh corn cut in halfs.
  3. when chicken is half cooked add all vegetables,
  4. in 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.

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About Caldo de pollo or Mexican chicken soup

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



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