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Latin Chicken Rice Soup

Time:
30 Minutes
Difficulty:
Easy
Serves:
8 People
Overhead view of a blue bowl of latin chicken rice soup.

Ingredients

2 tsp whole cumin seed
1/2 cup diced yellow onion
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp canola oil
1/2 tsp chili flakes
2/3 cup diced canned tomatoes
2 tsp fresh lime juice
3/4 tsp sea salt
5 1/2 cups chicken stock
1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
2 Tbsp white basmati rice
2 Tbsp frozen green peas

Instructions

  1. Place cumin seed in a spice grinder and grind.

  2. In a large saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in canola oil until onion is translucent. Add chili flakes and tomatoes. Sauté briefly. Add remaining lime juice, salt and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Place in a blender container and puree until smooth. Pour through a fine mesh strainer and reserve liquid.

  3. Return soup to saucepan and reheat. Add diced chicken breast, rice and peas and cook until chicken is cooked through and rice is tender.

Nutrition

Calories 45
Protein 3g
Sodium 236mg
Carbohydrates 5g
Fat 2g
Fiber 1g
Cholesterol 6mg
Servings 8 (3/4 cup ea.)