Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe


Mexican inspired chicken soup is a very delicious and easy to make meal. It becomes tasty when avocado is added to it. Thus Mexican chicken soup contains lots of protein, vitamins and minerals. This soup is made of lots of chicken pieces of breasts, thigh in the hot soupy water with cheese In this blog, a very easy way to make Mexican chicken soup will be discussed with all of you.

Image credits: mexican chicken soup by Corey Seeman, lisence under CC 2.0

Main Ingredients

Chicken breasts and vegetables.

Time of preparation

20 minutes

Time of cooking

35 to 40 minutes


For 3 to 4 persons


It contains lots of proteins, minerals, and different nutrients.

Preparation of the ingredients

·         Rinse chicken breasts and cut them into small pieces.

·         Chop 1 table spoon of garlic.

·         Chop celery.

·         Chop one big onion and tomato.

·         Chop spring onion

·         Prepare chicken broth.


Boneless chicken250-300 gm
Taco seasoning mix2 tablespoons
Salt2 tbsps
Pepper2 tbsps
Ground cumin 2 teaspoons 
Chicken broth3 cups
Celery½   cup
Garlic1 tbsp
Vegetable oil1 tbsp
Tomato1 cup

Preparation procedure of soup

·         Take chicken breast on a baking sheet and add salt and taco seasoning mix.

·         Put them in the preheated oven to 350 degrees F.

·         After baking, allow them to cool down enough to handle.

·         Shred the chicken breasts by forks.

·         In another cooking pot, put some vegetable oil and heat.

·         Add chopped onion, garlic one by one and sauté for 2 to 5 minutes.

·         Add 1 cup of chicken broth and 2 cups of water.

·         Boil the ingredients.

·         Add one more tablespoon of taco seasoning mixture.

·         Add cumin and black pepper.

·         Simmer and add the shredded chicken pieces.

·         Add chopped tomato and simmer for another 5 minutes.

·         Lastly, pour it into a bowl and add some avocado to garnish.

·         The Mexican chicken soup is ready.

Variation on the recipe

·         Cheese can be added into this soup.

·         To make this soup heavy, some cream can be added.

Tips for delicious soup making

·         Rinse the chicken pieces properly.

·         Cook on low flame.

·         Use sufficient amount of broth.

·         When it is topped with tortilla chips, it becomes very delicious.

Nutritional value

The nutritional value of this Mexican chicken soup (1 bowl) is stated below:

Calories- 315 Cal

Fat- 16 g

Calcium- 248 mg

Net Carbohydrates- 12 g

Protein- 29 g 

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