Mexican Chicken Soup

Mexican Chicken Soup

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Lyn Mitchell


I wanted something different from a regular chicken soup and I came up with this recipe after having something similar at a local restaurant. This is one of our family's favorites.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 3
    chicken breasts
  • 1 medium
  • 2 can(s)
    chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    cilantro, dried
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes with garlic
  • 2 clove
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste, italian
  • 1 can(s)
    chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 tsp
    chile powder

How to Make Mexican Chicken Soup


  1. Boil chicken breasts in water til done. Cool and remove meat. Strain broth and reserve.
  2. Chop onion and mince garlic. Saute onion and garlic in butter, over low heat, til soft. Add cumin; stir. Add reserved and canned chicken broth. Add tomatoes, paste, chilies, oregano,chile powder and cilantro. Stir well to melt the paste. Cut chicken into bite size pieces and add to soup. Cook over low heat for 1 hour.

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About Mexican Chicken Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #chicken

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