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Lime & Cilantro Soup

This soup is an elaborate version of the famous Lime Soup of the Yucatan Peninsula. It incorporates vegetables along with the traditional combination of key lime juice, cilantro, and chicken—it’s hearty, healthy and delicious.

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup white onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 serrano chile, seeded & minced

½ cup corn

2 Roma tomatoes, chopped

½ cup zucchini, chopped

6 cups chicken broth, heated

¼ cup cilantro, chopped

¼ cup fresh key lime juice

1 cup cooked chicken, shredded

salt to taste


1. Place the olive oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat.
Add the onion and garlic. Sauté for 8-10 minutes.

2. Add the serrano chile, corn, tomatoes and zucchini. Sauté for additional 5 minutes.

3. Add the chicken broth, cilantro, key lime juice and shredded chicken. Lower to medium heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Salt to taste.

6 servings