Peruvian Chicken Soup

Total Time
1hr 20mins
30 mins
50 mins

A truly delcious soup that we accompany with hot crusty bread. Also, in order to reduce the cooking time, you should cut your potatoes and chicken into smaller pieces. However, I wanted to leave the recipe in its original form as it was given to me.

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  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy pot over medium-high heat.
  3. Stir in the onion, garlic, and serrano chili; cook until the onion has softened, about 1 minute.
  4. Add the chicken, and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the cilantro, peas, corn, and red pepper; cook for 1 minute.
  6. Pour in the chicken broth, potatoes, and rice.
  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the chicken is opaque and the potatoes are tender, about 40 minutes.