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Caldo de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup)
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14 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 45MINS

Caldo de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup)

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Immune boosting Mexican Chicken Soup is loaded with Veggies and made with bone-in chicken. The recipe is from my mother in law, and I love how easy it is to whip up together if you’re in a pinch.
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Thai Caliente
Hi, I'm Renee. I share Thai Recipes, Mexican Recipes, and Easy Recipes for busy families like mine.
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Immune boosting Mexican Chicken Soup is loaded with Veggies and made with bone-in chicken. The recipe is from my mother in law, and I love how easy it is to whip up together if you’re in a pinch.
45MINS
Total Time
$2.84
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Whole Chicken
1
Whole Chicken
broken down or bone-in chicken pieces, seasoned with salt and pepper
Oil
1 Tbsp
Oil
Water
8 cups
Water
Onion
1
Onion, peeled, halved
Russet Potato
1
Large Russet Potato
cut into even chunks
Zucchini
1
Zucchini, sliced
Carrot
3
Large Carrots
cut into large chunks
Roma Tomato
2
Salt
to taste
White Rice
to taste
Cooked White Rice
for serving
or Tortillas
Lime Wedge
to taste
Lime Wedges
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
182
Fat
7.1 g
Protein
19.7 g
Carbs
10.1 g
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Hi, I'm Renee. I share Thai Recipes, Mexican Recipes, and Easy Recipes for busy families like mine.
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Author's Notes

If you buy a whole chicken at the store, ask the butcher to break it down for you. It will save you time and hassle of cutting up a whole chicken.
Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
In a large heavy pot, add Oil (1 Tbsp) over medium high heat. Place seasoned Whole Chicken (1) pieces skin side down and brown for a couple of minutes then flip over.
step 2
After both sides are browned add Water (8 cups), and Onion (1), cover with lid and bring to a boil. Once boiling reduce the heat to a low boil for about 10 minutes.
step 3
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Chicken
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Fall
One-Pot
Mexican
Vegetables
Soup
Winter
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