Chipotle Chicken Noodle Soup (Sopa de Fideo)

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • oz angel hair noodles cut or broken into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 tomatoes sliced
  • ½ red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 2 teaspoon canned chipotle chile or more to taste
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There are many recipes for sopa de fideo. Here's my take, made with shredded chicken and chipotle. It's the perfect antidote for your winter blues!

Chicken noodle soup just screams "comfort food," doesn't it? Well, in Mexico, sopa de fideo is one of our go-to comfort foods. It's a very simple soup to make, but full of flavor and aroma. It's one of those heart- and soul-warming dishes that instantly reminds me of home. For this recipe I added a bit of cumin and canned chipotle to give the soup some extra flavor.

On a cold winter day, it doesn't get much better than this!

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Cook noodles for about 3-4 minutes, stirring continuously. Noodles should be golden brown.
  2. Blend tomatoes, onion and garlic with chicken broth. Season with salt and cumin. Transfer blended tomatoes to pot and pour over the noodles. Cover and bring to a boil. Cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Add shredded chicken and chipotle.
  4. Cook for 10 more minutes.
  5. Garnish with fresh cilantro, avocado slices or lime wedges, and enjoy!

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