Aguadito de pollo – Chicken and cilantro soup to warm your body.

Aguadito de pollo – Chicken and cilantro soup to warm your body.

Aguadito de pollo is in the category of hearty and succulent soups, bursting with flavors and textures. Having a serving of this for lunch is a complete meal, so nothing else is needed, maybe only a dessert. This is the kind of soup we call “levanta-muertos” (literally, that wakes up the dead), because [...]

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken legs
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 2 fresh aji amarillo, chopped, or 3 tablespoons paste
  • 2 cups cilantro leaves (discard the stems)
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup black beer (optional)
  • ½ red bell pepper cut in slices
  • 1 cup carrot, diced
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • ½ cup long grain rice
  • 4 medium yellow potatoes, peeled
  • ½ cup green peas
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