Chicken and cilantro soup

Chicken And Cilantro Soup Recipe

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Jessica Hannan


Who says Mexican means tomatoey?
This soup takes classic Mexican flavors, to make one tasty soup!
The garlic, cilantro, green onions cumin and lime are so good together!
I forgot the lime this time, but a couple squirts of fresh lime juice is awesome!


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
30 Min


  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 large
    cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 bunch
    green onions, sliced, green parts reserved
  • 1/4 bunch
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground white pepper
  • 8 c
    chicken broth or water + buillon
  • 1 small
    bag small shell pasta
  • 3

How to Make Chicken and cilantro soup


  1. Dice the chicken, slice the garlic and green onions, set aside the green parts. Chop the cilantro and set aside with the green onion tops.
  2. Preheat Dutch oven over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, add olive oil and swirl the pan. Add chicken, white parts of onions, garlic, pepper and cumin. Cook until chicken is almost done, then add stock.
  3. Turn heat to high and bring to a boil.
    Once boiling, add pasta and cook until pasta is tender.
  4. Stir in cilantro and green onions and squeeze in lime juice to taste.

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About Chicken and cilantro soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups

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