Vermicelli Soup (Sopa De Fideos)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a Mexican version of the old-fashioned chicken noodle soup.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces vermicelli, broken into pieces (fideo)
  • 43 ounces chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 16 ounces salsa
  • 12 lb cooked chicken breast, chopped


  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat, add pasta. Cook stirring constantly for 3-4 minutes or until it begins to brown.
  2. Stir in broth, water and salsa, bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 10-15 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  3. Add chicken, cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was delicious. I didn't expect a lot, since there were so few ingredients. I cooked mine in the crockpot, and used bone- in chicken...removing it and shredding the chicken. I added some salt. Wonderful!

4 5

Simple and good. Made exactly as written and it was enjoyed by the whole family.

4 5

Different, fast and easy to make. A nice change.