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Peruvian Chicken Soup (Aguadito de Pollo)

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"Traditional Peruvian Chicken Soup (Aguadito de Pollo) is a light version of the Peruvian Chicken Chowder (Chupe de Pollo)."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 391 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy pot over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion, garlic, and serrano chili; cook until the onion has softened, about 1 minute. Add the chicken, and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the cilantro, peas, corn, and red pepper; cook for 1 minute. Pour in the chicken broth, potatoes, and rice. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the chicken is opaque and the potatoes are tender, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 391 calories; 14.8 g fat; 45.4 g carbohydrates; 19.4 g protein; 34 mg cholesterol; 218 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very simple to make although with a long preparation time. The soup, if cooked as directed will result in a very tasty soup. It's worth the effort, a real homemade recipe.

Most helpful critical review

I'm not sure if I did something wrong, but my rice absorbed all the juices and this just became mush. :/

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Very simple to make although with a long preparation time. The soup, if cooked as directed will result in a very tasty soup. It's worth the effort, a real homemade recipe.

It's a keeper! Very good as is; but we're tinkerers and we: -added small chunks of 1 avacado -1 cup of cilantro -drained the onion mix of excess oil before adding the other items (the soup has ...

I just finished making this soup & i must say it is amazing. My taste buds were dancin'! It has a bit of a spice to it & im really not the spicy type but in this case it was perfect. My family h...

This is super popular with everyone I've made it for. However, I do make my own chicken stock, and I shred the chicken instead of using pieces - also, I make the rice separately - because if you...

This is my favorite soup when I go to Peruvian restaurants and I was hoping the recipe came out well. It was great! I doubled the cilantro because whenever I've had aguadito before, it's been ...

Delicious soup! Very authentic recipe. I just added some celery in with the onion to cook, and little more garlic. I feel like I'm in Peru eating this soup. Tastes and looks just like it's suppo...

Hangover, colds, flu, getting it back together recipe!! it tasted like home! however I substituted the "minced serrano chile" mainly because as a Peruvian I had no idea what it was, with aji am...

I made this last night and we really enjoyed it. I skipped the rice to save on a few carbs. My adult children even took home the left overs. I will definitely make this again. I cut the chic...

Very good soup. I want to try a couple of changes however. I will use a little less rice and use brown rice. I used one serano pepper and will use two next time and probably add a few seeds f...