Sopa De Lima (Merida, Yucatan)

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    limes (Green-Yellow lime, only the juice)
  • 2
    limes, for garnish (cut in slices)
  • 8
    tortillas, de maiz (cut in large pieces)
  • 1
  • 4
    cups chicken broth ((authentic-real)
  • 1
    teaspoon chicken broth, dried
  • 4
    tomatoes (jitomates, ground or very finely chopped with the juice)
  • green chiles serranos (optional)
  • 1
    avocado, for to adorn (garnish)
  • vegetable oil (for frying tortillas)
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fry the tortilla slices in vegetable oil. Let stand in absorbent paper.
  • Put the onion,diced in a sarten (pot) with oil, when onion is transparent put in the tomato with it's juice.
  • Let it cook on low heat 20 minutes and add the chicken, chicken broth dried (I used chicken soup base), lime juice, salt and pepper and chile if using.
  • Simmer on med low till chicken is cooked through.
  • Add fried tortilla strips and garnish with lime and avocado, serve.
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