Cilantro-lime soup

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Olive oil
1 \N Onion(s), chopped
2 \N Garlic clove(s), minced
1 tablespoon Chile powder
2 \N Chicken breast halves skinned and boned cut into 3/4\" pieces
5 cups Canned low-salt
¼ cup Cilantro, chopped
¼ cup Lime juice chicken broth
1 cup Corn kernels fresh or frozen
1 cup Tomatoes seeded and chopped
½ bunch Cilantro sprigs tied together with kitchen twine
\N \N Salt and pepper to taste
\N \N Sour cream


Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; saut until slightly softened, about 3 minutes. Add chile powder; stir 1 minute. Add chicken; stir 2 minutes. Add broth, corn, tomatoes and cilantro sprigs to saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.

Discard cilantro sprigs.

Add chopped cilantro and lime juice to soup. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with sour cream.

Bon Apptit August 1995

Submitted By DIANE LAZARUS On 08-18-95

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