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

Nicely flavored soup. On hand ingredients will definately put this in my regular rotation. However, be aware that overnight it becomes much less than a soup and more like noodles with liquid. I did like it.

Salesgirl October 28, 2006

I did not expect this soup to be this wonderful. It's ingredients are simplistic but the combination is divine. I used Pace Hot Salsa and Alphabet Noodles. I also added a bit of sour cream to the top when I served it to cool the heat of the salsa. I have been sick for three days and this soup just cleared up my chest and i can breath! This is my new chicken soup for sick days!!! Try it! You will love it!

NcMysteryShopper October 01, 2005

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!

Retro Kali April 01, 2009

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