Zesty Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Chicken breast3⁄4 Pound, skinned, boned, cubed
 Fat free chicken broth4 Cup (64 tbs) (Health Valley)
 Sliced mushrooms1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Thinly sliced celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Diced tomatoes1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Thinly sliced green onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Cut Crosswise)
 Diced pepper1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Red / Green)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Crushed dried oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Crushed dried basil1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Crushed dried tarragon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cumin1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1 Pinch
 Finely chopped fresh cilantro1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Whole kernel corn1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh / Frozen)
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 132 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2.2%

Saturated Fat 0.35 g1.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.3 mg

Sodium 688.3 mg28.7%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g7.8%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 22 g43.7%

Vitamin A 21.8% Vitamin C 35.8%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a soup pot, bring a mixture of chicken, chicken broth, and all vegetables and seasonings to a boil with the exception of corn and lemon juice.
2) Lower heat and simmer, covered for 20 minutes.
3) Mix in corn and cook, covered for about 2 minutes until cooked well and then pour in lemon juice.

4) Serve hot.