Spicy Avocado Lime Chicken Soup


June 12, 2019

Delicious, spicy soup that's full of flavor. The avocado tastes on a wonderful, creamy texture.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 4 servings


2 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 white onion, chopped and divided

3 limes, juiced

1 cup cilantro, chopped and divided

2 jalapeno peppers, cut in half and thinly sliced

3 cloves garlic, minced

4 cups water

2 tablespoons low sodium chicken bouillon

3 large, ripe but firm, avocados cut into chunks

Add white rice when serving (optional).


1Bring a small pot of water to a boil.

2Add chicken and boil for 5 to 8 minutes. Drain.

3Run cool water over chicken to speed cooling process.

4Shred or finely slice chicken.

5Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.

6Add 1/2 onion, lime juice, 1/2 cup cilantro, jalapeno peppers, and garlic and cook about 5 minutes, or until the onion is opaque in color.

7Combine the 4 cups water and bouillon powder in a bowl.

8Pour into the pot.

9Cook for 5 minutes or until just heated through.

10Stir in chicken

11Ladle the soup into bowls.

12Top with remaining onion, avocado, cilantro.

Top off with crispy tortilla strips (or crushed tortilla chips), queso fresco to taste, or sour cream. You can also add a little pre-cooked rice to the soup, or put leftover soup over rice.


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