Peruvian Chicken and Cilantro Soup
Peruvian Chicken and Cilantro Soup
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Chicken soup with a twist... the flavors of Peru! Aji amarillo provides a bit of fruity heat, and cilantro shines in this healthy and warming soup.

    Ingredients

    • 1 bunch cilantro, stems removed
    • 1 onion. cut in chunks
    • a drizzle of olive oil (about 2 tsp.)
    • 1 tsp. garlic
    • 1 tsp. cumin
    • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves (1 tbsp. fresh)
    • 2 tbsp. aji amarillo paste (provides heat - more or less to taste)
    • 6 cups chicken broth/stock
    • 1 dark beer - bock (optional but delicious!)
    • 1 large sweet potato, diced (about 3 cups)
    • 3 small yukon or red potatoes, diced (about 2 cups)
    • 1 red bell pepper, diced
    • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast, shredded*
    • 2 cups fresh or frozen peas
    • avocado
    • lime wedges
    • poached or hard-boiled egg
    • cilantro
    • scallions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 780 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 43.67%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 298 mg 99.2%
    • Sodium: 350 mg 14.56%
    • Calcium: 105 mg 10.45%
    • Potassium: 1364 mg 38.96%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 28.58%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 40 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 33.9%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 84 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 219.97%
    • Vitamin C 80.14%
    • Vitamin D 8.1%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat11
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total9 oz-eq

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