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Recipe of Soup of Lima of Yucatan

Soup of Lima of Yucatan

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Typical soup of the state of Yucatan in Mexico. Prepared with a citrus broth with touches of spices like cumin and served with sliced ​​lime.
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6 portions
  • 2 chicken breasts, of 400 grams
  • 10 cups Water
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 onions
  • 5 branches fresh coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 branch cinnamon stick, 20 cm
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1/2 cups red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cups green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups tomato, peeled and chopped
  • 6 yellow lemons, 3 cut into slices and 3 cut in half
  • 1 avocado, in rajitas
  • tortillas, cut into fried strips


In a large saucepan put the breasts, water, garlic, onion, cilantro and salt. When it begins to boil, cover and cook for 35 minutes over low heat until the chicken is cooked. Strain the broth and preserve.
In small skillet toast the cumin, cinnamon, cloves and oregano, very quickly and make a powder with a food processor and add 1/2 cup of the chicken broth and grind.
Heat the oil in another casserole, add the purple onion, sauté 2 minutes, add the pepper and cook 7 min. Add the rest of the broth and ground spices, when it begins to boil, add the slices of lime, reserving a few of adornment. Rectify the salt.
To serve, place a slice of lime on the bottom of the plate and pour hot soup over it. Put the sliced ​​limes in half and the avocado on a platter. If you want you can decorate with fried tortilla strips.

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Ratings (9)
carolina cepeda
08/10/2019 12:30:13
Y los tomates? Donde van?
Shani Castro
02/10/2019 12:17:46
Rocío López
28/08/2019 21:43:05
Muy rica y fácil de preparar 👌🏼 solo pondría menos canela para que el sabor sea más sutil
Martín Arreola Jimenez
10/12/2018 10:51:43
Muy útil si receta gracias y felicidade!! Ok 👍
Maggiee Sanz
12/11/2018 19:31:31
El tomate cuando se usa?
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