Sopa de Xochicalpan

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Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

This is a soup inspired by Ancient Aztec cooking. The word Xochicalpan in the language of Nahuatl (Aztec) means the place of the house of flowers. It has an aroma that is almost a fragrance.

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Serves:
Severs 6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stir-Fry

Ingredients

2 large
chicken breasts, boiled and shredded into bite sized pieces
2 can(s)
chicken stock
2 can(s)
water, use soup can
1 small
white onion, finely chopped
1 medium
tomato, seeded and coarsley chopped
1/2
bell pepper, chopped
1
corn tortilla, julienned into 1x1/4 inch slices
1
lime, cut into thin (1/8 inch) slices
1/2 tsp
red wine vinegar

SEASONINGS

garlic powder to taste
1/8 tsp
ground coriander seeds
1/4 tsp
ground cumin seeds
pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Using an enamel soup pot, pour in the stock and water.
2Add the onion, tomato, bell pepper, vinegar, and dry seasonings. Simmer until the vegetables are cooked.
3Add the chicken and simmer while the flavors combine, about 10 to 15 minutes. Add the tortilla strips.
4TO SERVE: Place a slice of lime in each bowl and ladle the hot soup over it. Wait a moment for the lime to flavor the soup. Then serve.

About Sopa de Xochicalpan

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican