Lime Chicken Soup

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 704
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2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup diced celery
2 quarts chicken broth
1 (4 1/2-ounce) can green chili
1/2 to 3/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
1/2 cup long grain rice
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomato
8 ounces cooked chicken breasts, coarsely shredded


Sauté garlic, onions, and celery in olive oil until soft. Add chicken broth, tomatoes, chilies, lime juice, and rice. Bring to a boil. Cover and lower heat. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes until rice is cooked.

Add cilantro and chicken breast. Serve immediately. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, lime wedges, and homemade croutons or tortilla chips.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 704
Calories from Fat: 73

This Lime Chicken Soup recipe is from the Cast Iron "Covered Wagon" Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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