Chicken and Lime Soup
Recipe type: Appetizer
A light tasting soup that's filling enough to be the main dish.
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 4 chicken breasts (boneless & skinless)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded & chopped
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 to 5 limes)
  • 2 cups broken corn tortilla chips
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 4 green onions (green part only), minced
  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chicken and cook, turning once, until no longer pink inside (6 to 8 minutes per side).
  3. Transfer chicken to a cutting board and let cool.
  4. In a large pot, heat remaining oil over medium heat.
  5. Add onion, garlic and tomatoes.
  6. Cover and cook until onion is softened (4 to 6 minutes).
  7. Add chicken broth and lime juice.
  8. Dice chicken and add to pot.
  9. Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  10. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  11. Serve in individual bowls and garnish with equal amounts of tortilla chips, avocado and green onion.
Recipe by Moms & Munchkins at