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Mexican Chicken Lime Soup

 

I can’t exactly remember where I got this recipe from, but this has been one of our (and our friends’) favorites since I started making this soup.  Quick and easy to make, it is positively delicious especially if you like spicy food!

Mexican Chicken Lime Soup

Ingredients

  • skinless, boneless chicken breast (boiled and shredded)
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • onion, chopped
  • garlic, minced
  • vegetables – 1 can sweet corn, 1 cup celery, 1 cup shredded carrots
  • chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, chopped (1 can usually has 7-8pcs chiles, I normally use 3 or 4 pcs – it all depends on how spicy you want the soup to be), 2 tbsp adobo sauce
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • juice of 2 limes
  • salt and pepper

 Optional

·        cilantro, chopped

·        1 hass avocado, slices

·        tortilla chips

Directions:

1.  Heat oil. Stir in shredded chicken, onion and garlic. Add vegetables and the chipotle chiles. Add chicken broth. Simmer for 10 minutes then add cilantro and lime juice; season with salt and pepper.

2.  Place 2 avocado slices in a soup bowl and pour in the soup. Top with tortilla chips.

Enjoy!

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