Articles & Recipes

Chicken and Lime Soup

March 18, 2019

There is a light citrusy flavor that you will love in this hearty chicken soup. Layers of garlic and lime embrace the fresh avocado garnish. What a wonderful Spring-time lunch or dinner!

Ingredients Makes 4 to 6 servings

2 tbsp olive oil, divided 30 mL
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 4
1 cup chopped onion 250 mL
2 cloves garlic, minced 2
2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped 2
6 cups chicken broth 1.5 L
1⁄2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 to 5 limes) 125 mL
2 cups broken corn tortilla chips 500 mL
2 avocados, diced 2
4 green onions, green parts only, minced 4

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, turning once, until no longer pink inside, 6 to 8 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a cutting board and let cool.
  2. In a large pot, heat remaining oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and tomatoes. Cover and cook until onion is softened, 4 to 6 minutes. Add chicken broth and lime juice.
  3. Dice chicken and add to pot. Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Ladle into individual bowls and garnish with equal amounts of tortilla chips, avocado and green onion.

Comments

Buy the Book

$24.95

Mexican food is one of the most popular and influential cuisines enjoyed today.

With its alluring blend of flavors and aromas, combined with a relatively simple and colorful presentation...

Buy Now

Online

View store listing