Caldo de Pollo con Arroz

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This authentic Mexican chicken soup recipe consists of a light, clear chicken broth served over cooked rice, shredded chicken and carrots, topped with cilantro, onion and a squeeze of lemon.

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Chicken Broth:
1 bone-in chicken breast (skin-on or skinless)
3 carrots
1 bulb or head of garlic
1 white onion
Salt to taste
Rice:
1 cup uncooked white rice
1 carrot, cooked and diced (take a carrot from the broth)
2 cups water
1 tsp. cooking oil (olive oil or vegetable oil)
Salt to taste
Soup Garnish:
1 handful cilantro sprigs
1/2 white onion
2 Serrano chili peppers
2-4 limes Mexican or key limes

Make the Chicken Broth

  • Place the chicken breast in a large pot. Slice the carrots in half and quarter the onion. Add the carrots and ¾ of the onion to the pot, along with the whole bulb of...
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Nutritions

Calories
309

Sodium
305mg
12% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
9g
36% DV