Your roasted chicken needs more than a salad during the frigid months. That’s where these comforting side dishes come in. Mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, cauliflower snowflakes, and glazed carrots making your postholiday blues go away? Good! And that’s only the beginning . . .
Cold times call for something warm. This sopa de pollo made with yuca will warm your soul and fill you up all at once. What’s better is that is made in the slow cooker, so you can set it and forget it. Until it’s time to eat, that is.
This soup is just like the ones abuela used to make. The ones that brought you back to life when under the weather. Now, you can make it on your own with little effort and yielding fantastic results. This chicken soup is hearty, with tender chicken and soft vegetables. Perfect for cold days or really any day you are in the mood for a satisfying meal.
Now go ahead, grab a cozy blanket and a big warm bowl of this sopa de pollo, and enjoy!
- 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 2 sticks celery, chopped
- 1 pound yuca, cubed
- 2 tablespoons cilantro
- 3 garlic cloves
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 cube chicken bouillon
- 1 teaspoon adobo
- 6 allspice, whole
- 1/2 cup fideos
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups water
- 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
- Place the chicken, carrots, celery, yuca, cilantro, garlic, oregano, chicken bouillon, adobo, and allspice in a 6-quart slow cooker. Then add the fideos, chicken broth, water, and lime juice. Cover and cook for about 4 and 1/2 hours on high or 8 hours on low.
- Once cooked, carefully remove the chicken from the slow cooker and place into a bowl. Shred it using two forks. Transfer back into the slow cooker and using a spoon, mix with the broth and vegetables.
- Taste and season with salt or adobo as needed. Serve warm.
- Main Dishes, Soup
- South American
- 4-6 servings
- Cook Time
- 4-8 hours
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