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Yucatan Chicken Lime Soup

Yucatan Chicken Lime Soup

When I was in Yucatan, I had the opportunity to enjoy a variety of delicious food, but I fell in love with this Yucatecan chicken lime soup. Give it a try, I hope you like it as much as I do.MORE+LESS-


chicken breast with bone


green pepper in strips (optional)

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  • 1

    In a saucepan cook the chicken breast with garlic, celery, carrot, salt and pepper until soft. You can use chicken broth or water.

  • 2

    Turn off the heat and let cool.

  • 3

    Remove the bone from the breast and unravel it in thick strips.

  • 4

    Strain the broth and reserve.

  • 5

    Heat oil in a pot. Sauté onion until smooth. Add green pepper and cherry tomato.

  • 6

    Add the lemon juice, the rest of the chicken and broth.

  • 7

    Cook for a few minutes until it’s very hot.

  • 8

    Turn off the heat, serve in bowls with avocado, strips of fried tortilla, slices of colorful yellow pepper, and slices of lemon.

Expert Tips

  • Use yellow pepper instead of green pepper.
  • Use tortilla chips instead of fried tortilla.
  • Do you have leftover chicken? Chop and combine it with celery and mayonnaise to make sandwiches.

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