Aguadito De Pollo - Peruvian Chicken Soup Recipe

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Aguadito De Pollo - Peruvian Chicken Soup
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  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy pot over medium-high heat.
  3. Stir in the onion, garlic, and aji; cook until the onion has softened, about 1 minute.
  4. Add the chicken, and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the cilantro and cook for 1 minute.
  6. At this point you may wish to shred the chicken or cut it into bite size pieces. (Thighs and drumsticks make for a nice presentation whole)
  7. Pour in the chicken broth, potatoes, (carrot if you used it) and rice.
  8. Add cumin.
  9. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 341.17 Kcal (1428 kJ)
Calories from fat 128.42 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.27g 22%
Cholesterol 55.7mg 19%
Sodium 1195.47mg 50%
Potassium 703.69mg 15%
Total Carbs 29.02g 10%
Sugars 3.4g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.74g 11%
Protein 22.18g 44%
Vitamin C 24.2mg 40%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 17%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 44mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 77.84 Kcal (326 kJ)
Calories from fat 29.3 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.26g 22%
Cholesterol 12.71mg 19%
Sodium 272.75mg 50%
Potassium 160.55mg 15%
Total Carbs 6.62g 10%
Sugars 0.78g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.62g 11%
Protein 5.06g 44%
Vitamin C 5.5mg 40%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 17%
Iron 0.4mg 9%
Calcium 10mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.5
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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