Avila’s Chicken Soup

Avila's Chicken Soup
Avila’s Chicken Soup

3 Boneless skinless chicken breast sliced

2 tsp olive oil

2 TBL crushed garlic

1 white onion chopped

3 celery stalks chopped

2 Roma tomatoes chopped

6 cups low sodium chicken broth

1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 TBL salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1 jalapeño pepper deveined and seeded finely chopped

2 fresh limes

1 fresh avocado diced

In a large stock pot over medium heat add olive oil, onion, celery, and garlic.  Sauté mixture about 5 minutes.  Add sliced chicken breast and continue to sauté until chicken turns white.  About 10 minutes.  Add chicken stock, 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, tomatoes, salt, pepper and juice of 1 lime. Bring to boil and turn heat down and simmer about 45 minutes.  Serve and garnish with more fresh lime, cilantro and diced jalapeño peppers.

Makes 4 servings.

 

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