Monday, November 28, 2016

Cilantro Lime Soup

This is a delicious, flavorful soup. It is a great soup for a sick day. it is light enough but still has a ton of flavor and has great lime flavor.


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 skinless boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
5 cups canned low-salt chicken broth
1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
1 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro sprigs, tied together with kitchen string.
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
Sour cream


1. Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté until slightly softened, about 3 minutes.
2. Add chili powder; stir 1 minute. Add chicken; stir 2 minutes. Add broth, corn, tomatoes and 1/2 bunch cilantro sprigs to saucepan; bring to boil.
3. Reduce heat and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes. Discard cilantro sprigs. Bring to simmer before continuing.
4. Add chopped cilantro and lime juice to soup. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with sour cream.

What we liked:

Alona loved the lime flavor and the rich flavors. 

What we didn't like:

Nick thought this was little bit too spicy, but he still liked it. 

What Kaspian thought about it:

Kaspian refused to touch this one too!

Next time:

Maybe we would use a little less spice next time but overall it was great. 

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