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Lima Sopa- Lime Soup

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Delicious and tangy, this simple Lima Sopa, or "Lime Soup" will warm you up from head to toe.


  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 2 quarts of water
  • 1/2 medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons preferred oil
  • 4 quarts chicken broth
  • 2 Roma tomatoes , seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeno chile, seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 lime, quartered
  • 1 lime quartered (for garnish)
  • salt and pepper to taste


Bring the water to a boil and place the chicken in the water. Continue to boil until the chicken is done and no longer pink inside. Remove the chicken from the water, let it cool to the touch, then shred it, removing the meat from the bones and skin. Discard any bones, skin or gristle. Heat the oil in the bottom of a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for about 30 seconds. Carefully pour in the chicken stock and add in the chicken, tomatoes, jalapeno and oregano. Squeeze the lime juice into the soup and then put the rind into the soup. Simmer together for 30 minutes. Remove the lime rinds and serve steaming hot. Serve the remaining lime wedges with the soup. Serve the soup with soft and chewy home made flour tortillas
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 5 out of 5
Fantastic and THANK YOU, Member petereidson

The soup is FANTASTIC and was a hit with several hungry men. I work on a drilling rig & I'm a heart patient too. Part of my therapy/recovery is to eat a much healthier diet. So this soup is just what the doctor ordered. THANK YOU.

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