Caldo De Pollo (Chicken Soup)

1
Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

Another recipe I learned from my mother-in-law. This is a very delicious and hearty soup.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1
3 - 4 pound chicken, cut into pieces, skinned
2 qt
chicken broth or water
2
chili peppers, anaheim or new mexico
2 large
potatoes, cubed
2 - 3
ears corn, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
1 medium
onion, quartered
2
zucchini, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
4
ribs celery, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
4
carrots, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
1 Tbsp
garlic. chopped
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
1/3 c
fresh cilantro, finely chopped

Step-By-Step

1In a large pot, cover chicken breasts with broth and bring to a boil. Add water if necessary so that liquid covers chicken by 1 inch.
2Cook for 15 minutes, skimming off any fat that floats to the surface.
3Add seeded and diced chiles (be sure to wear rubber gloves and don't touch your face).
4Add potatoes, corn, onion, celery, carrots and seasonings. Reduce heat, cover pot and simmer for 30 minutes.
5Add zucchini and adjust salt and pepper, if necessary. Continue simmering until vegetables are tender.

About Caldo De Pollo (Chicken Soup)

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican