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Chicken Aguadito Soup

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
6
chicken pieces
1
cup chopped onion
Cumin, to taste
3
tablespoons yellow hot pepper, ground
1/2
cup cilantro, blended
1/2
cup peas
1/4
cup bell pepper, julienned
2
corn cobs, in pieces
1
cup rice
8
cups chicken stock, hot
3
yellow potatoes, peeled and quartered

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

You can make this same recipe with fish or some other meat.

Aguadito is a traditional Peruvian dish that originated in the region of Lima. It’s a simple soup packed with delicious flavor and it can be enjoyed anytime of day. It can be served as an appetizer or it can very well be the main course. Chicken aguadito is a very popular food to eat in the wee hours of the morning after a night of partying. I hope you enjoy this dish as much as I do!

Add lemon juice for a touch of fresh flavor.

Directions

  • 1 Heat the oil in a pot on medium-high heat. Season the pieces of chicken with salt and pepper, then brown them on all sides.
  • 2 Remove pieces of chicken from pot. In this same oil, sauté the onion with a pinch of cumin.
  • 3 Add yellow pepper and cilantro. Stir well and cook for 5 minutes.
  • 4 Add peas, bell pepper, corn, rice, and pieces of chicken. Add chicken stock.
  • 5 Cover with a lid and cook for 30 minutes on low heat.
  • 6 Add potatoes and cook for 10 minutes.
  • 7 Remove from heat and serve immediately.

Aguadito is a traditional Peruvian dish that originated in the region of Lima. It’s a simple soup packed with delicious flavor and it can be enjoyed anytime of day. It can be served as an appetizer or it can very well be the main course. Chicken aguadito is a very popular food to eat in the wee hours of the morning after a night of partying. I hope you enjoy this dish as much as I do!

Rate and Comment

Carla Gutierrez Carla Gutierrez
September 20, 2016

Aguadito is a traditional Peruvian dish that originated in the region of Lima. It’s a simple soup packed with delicious flavor and it can be enjoyed anytime of day. It can be served as an appetizer or it can very well be the main course. Chicken aguadito is a very popular food to eat in the wee hours of the morning after a night of partying. I hope you enjoy this dish as much as I do!