Peruvian Chicken Soup (Aguadito De Pollo)

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 50 mins

This traditional Peruvian soup contains large pieces of chicken breast and potato cooked with peas, corn, and red pepper. It is a light version of the Peruvian Chicken Chowder (Chupe de Pollo).

Ingredients Nutrition


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