Chipotle-Chicken Soup With Avocado

“This is a delicious spicy, "South of the Border" style Chicken Soup.This soup is served by "layering" the chicken, fresh avocado, green scallions, and cilantro in the soup bowls, and ladling in the broth.Lime makes the perfect garnish, for squeezing in your bowl. (Times stated do not include the time for cooked chicken to cool.)”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the chicken, Spanish onions, garlic,and the chipotle in a large soup pot.
  2. Sprinkle in the salt,and the garlic and onion powders.
  3. Put in enough water to cover over all.(about 2 quarts).
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer.
  5. Cook at a "fast simmer",( but not a "rolling" boil) for about 1 hour, or until chicken is thoroughly done.
  6. Remove the chicken to cool.Keep the broth over low heat in the meantime.
  7. Taste the broth and adjust the seasonings as desired (more salt, etc.).
  8. Peel, pit and chop the avocados into small chunks.
  9. Pour the lime juice over the avocado chunks and toss.
  10. When chicken is cooled enough to handle, remove ALL bones, fat and gristle.
  11. Tear all the chicken meat into bite size bits.
  12. Arrange equal amounts of the chicken meat in 4 soup bowls.
  13. Do the same over the chicken meat with the green onion, cilantro, and avocado.
  14. Ladle the hot broth into each bowl,and serve with lime wedges.

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