Homemade Mexican Chicken Soup

Clemen Cifuentes


While most chicken soups have noodles, this one is loaded with fresh veggies and lots and lots of flavor with a kick of spice. Your family will love this version of the "good-old-chicken-soup"...... Be ready to share this recipe a lot!!! =)


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30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


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boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 c
carrots (coursely chopped)
1/4 c
celery (coursely chopped)
1 small
onion (diced)
1 small
head of green cabbage (quartered)
serrano pepper (whole but slit at the end a bit)
1/4 c
green bell pepper (diced)
2 tsp
garlic (crushed)
chicken bouillon cubes (such as knorr)
1 small
tomato (diced)
1 tsp
black pepper
salt to taste
2 tsp
ground cumin
1 Tbsp
cilantro (minced)

How to Make Homemade Mexican Chicken Soup


  • 1While cutting and preparing all the veggies, boil chicken in a pot of water with half of the allotted onion.
  • 2Skim the fat from the water after 30 minutes of cooking the chicken.
  • 3Add all ingredients to pot slowly along with the bouillon cubes. (add more water if needed)
  • 4Add cilantro and continue to simmer for additional allotted time.

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About Homemade Mexican Chicken Soup

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Heirloom

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