← Back to Search Results Mexican
mexican-chicken-noodle-soup

Photo by:
Comments: 1
 

Recipe

This spicy Mexican soup has thin fideo noodles (similar to angel hair pasta) and makes a substantial meal.

Yield : Makes 4 servings
Prep Time : 20 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, skinned and seeded
  • 1 small onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 canned chipotle chiles en adobo or 2 dried chipotle chiles, soaked
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3¾ cups chicken stock
  • 8 oz (225g)  Mexican fideos or angel hair pasta

To serve:

  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and cubed

Directions

1. Purée the tomatoes, onion, chiles, and garlic in a blender.

2. Heat 2 tbsp of the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and stir-fry for 2–3 minutes, or until just cooked. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a plate.

3. Add the remaining 1 tbsp oil to the pan and heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the noodles and cook, turning once, about 2 minutes, until golden.

4. Add the tomato purèe and stir until the noodles are coated. Stir in the stock and return the chicken to the saucepan. Return the heat to high and cook until the noodles are tender.

5. Ladle the soup into bowls and top each serving with a dollop of sour cream and some avocado cubes. Serve hot.

Variation:

Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup: Soak 6 dried Chinese mushrooms in 1¼ cup boiling water for 30 minutes. Strain the soaking water into a large saucepan and add 2½ cups chicken stock. Slice the mushrooms and cut 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts into thin strips. Break up 6oz (175g) rice vermicelli into short lengths, stir into the stock, and bring to a simmer. Cook for 2 minutes, then add the mushrooms, chicken, and ¾ cup fresh or thawed frozen corn. Simmer until the noodles are tender, about 2 minutes more. Spoon into bowls and serve at once.

Notes

Caution: if using dried chiles, soak for 30 mins beforehand

Nutritional Benefits: low fat

Prepare ahead: The soup can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

655kcal (33%)
63mg (6%)
23mg (38%)
82mcg RAE (3%)
1353mg
99mg
41g
9g
7g
61g
90mg (30%)
484mg (20%)
5g (25%)
28g (42%)
3mg (19%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
  • parksloper

    03.28.10 Flag comment

    Made this tonight. Delish!!
    We used regular angel hair pasta instead, cooked al dente separately and added at the last minute. The two chilies definitely had a kick.

    Extremely fast to make!

 

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-mozza-cookbook The Mozza Cookbook
by Nancy Silverton
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
desserts-4-today Desserts 4 Today
by Abby Dodge
sunday-suppers-at-lucques Sunday Suppers at Lucques
by Suzanne Goin
a-bakers-odyssey A Baker's Odyssey
by Andrew Schloss
chez-panisse-fruit Chez Panisse Fruit
by Alice Waters
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
david-rosengarten-entertains-fabulous-parties-for-food-lovers David Rosengarten Entertain...
by David Rosengarten
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
lidias-italy Lidia's Italy
by Lidia Bastianich
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
ham-an-obsession-with-the-hindquarter Ham: An Obsession with the ...
by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?