Recipe: Mexican Hen and Lime Soup

This soup, seasoned with zesty lime juice and spicy jalapeño, supplies good style. And it takes solely 25 minutes to arrange.


1 skinless, bone-in double rooster breast (about 1 pound full)
2 carrots, decrease into 4 chunks
1 celery stalk, decrease into 4 chunks
1 yellow onion, peeled and quartered
½ teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons latest lime juice
eight radishes, thinly sliced into rounds
1 jalapeño, thinly sliced into rounds
1 avocado, diced
1 cup loosely packed latest cilantro leaves


  1. Put the rooster, carrots, celery and onion proper right into a medium saucepan and fill with 7 cups water, or just adequate to cowl the rooster. Season with salt.
  2. Place over medium-high heat and convey to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer until the rooster is cooked by way of, about 25 minutes.
  4. Take away the rooster. Strain the broth and return it to the saucepan; toss the greens into your compost heap or feed them to the canine. Shred the rooster into bite-size objects and add once more to the broth. Reheat, if wanted. Stir throughout the lime juice.
  5. Divide the soup amongst bowls. Prime with the radishes, jalapeño, avocado and cilantro.

Vitamin data

Power 144
Full fat 8g
Saturated fat 1.2g
Protein 10g
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugar 2.7g
Ldl ldl cholesterol 21mg
Sodium 356mg

Recipe developed by cookbook author Sara Quessenberry for Cleveland Clinic Wellness