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    Mexican Chicken Soup With Cilantro-Chile Cream

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    45 mins

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    HEP MEP's Note:

    I printed this off Ortega's web-site. The creator was a finalist in their 2002 cooking contest. It is REALLY good and really easy. My additions are a can of hominy (because I love it!) and shredded Monty Jack to top the soup. Great with tortilla chips!

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    FOR CILANTRO CHILE CREAM

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine chicken broth,water and garlic in a large saucepan: bring to a boil.
    2. 2
      Add salsa,rice,oregano,and salt.
    3. 3
      Cover- reduce heat to low; cook for 15 minutes,stirring occasionally.
    4. 4
      Add chicken,beans,corn and chilies; continue cooking for 5 minutes or until heated through.
    5. 5
      Serve in soup bowls; top each serving with a dollop of cilantro-chile cream.
    6. 6
      CILANTRO-CHILE CREAM: Combine the sour cream,diced chilies,cilantro and lime juice in a small bowl.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 10, 2003

      55

      I am not normally a soup eater, but this was very hearty and had a great taste. I made exactly as the recipe directs, although I'm sure I added more chicken. The soup has plenty of character and robust flavor on its own; the cilantro-chile sour cream gives it a richness and extra zip that everyone enjoyed. This will definately be made over and over in our house. Thanks for posting.

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    • on March 01, 2004

      55

      Just wonderful! I added extra garlic & rice to the soup and tripled the amount of cilantro to the cream sauce. (Just a personal preferance, though) Very simple to prepare and it did not take forever to make, which is nice. This is a keeper. Just terrific! Cheers!

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    • on February 13, 2004

      55

      This was a delicious and hearty soup that warms the soul on a cold winter night. The cilantro cream adds just the right richness, without making the soup too heavy. I garnished with avocado slices, which were a nice contrast. Thank you for sharing this great recipe that will go in my keeper file for sure, MEP.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Chicken Soup With Cilantro-Chile Cream

    Serving Size: 1 (400 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 373.0
     
    Calories from Fat 80
    21%
    Total Fat 8.9 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 44.9 mg
    14%
    Sodium 1842.3 mg
    76%
    Total Carbohydrate 51.2 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 8.2 g
    32%
    Sugars 4.7 g
    18%
    Protein 25.1 g
    50%

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