Caldo De Pollo (Chicken Soup)

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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

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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

How to Make Caldo De Pollo (Chicken Soup)

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.

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About Caldo De Pollo (Chicken Soup)

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican




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