Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

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Todd Published: January 19, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup

This healthy bowl of Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup is made with chicken, veggies, and fideos (noodles) in a zesty spicy tomato broth. Done in 30 minutes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1small white onion,peeled and diced
  • 2medium carrots,diced
  • 1jalapeno pepper,cored and diced, optional
  • 5garlic cloves,minced
  • 6cupschicken stock
  • 2cupschicken,cooked, diced or shredded
  • ½cupwhole-kernel corn,frozen or canned
  • 15ozfire-roasted diced tomatoes,(2 cans)
  • 4ozgreen chiles,(1 can) diced
  • 2tspchili powder
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tsporegano,dried
  • fine sea salt and freshly-cracked black pepper
  • 1cupfideos or broken-up spaghetti noodles,uncooked
  • 1lime juice,plus extra lime wedges for serving, if desired

For Optional Garnishes:

  • fresh cilantro,chopped
  • avocado,diced
  • lime wedges
  • jalapeño slices
  • cotija cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Sauté onion, carrots, and jalapeño for about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add garlic and sauté for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add the chicken stock, cooked chicken, corn, diced tomatoes, green chiles, chili powder, cumin, and oregano, and stir to combine. Continue cooking until the broth reaches a simmer.

  3. Reduce heat to medium-low, to maintain the simmer. Stir in the fideos (or broken-up spaghetti). Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the noodles are al dente.

  4. Stir in the lime juice. Taste the soup, and season with salt and pepper as needed.

  5. Serve warm, topped with your desired garnishes.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 246.43kcal
  • Fat: 9.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.44g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.62g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.01g
  • Fiber: 3.13g
  • Sugar: 7.35g
  • Protein: 14.43g
  • Cholesterol: 31.65mg
  • Sodium: 819.02mg
  • Calcium: 54.76mg
  • Potassium: 583.94mg
  • Iron: 1.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 186.50µg
  • Vitamin C: 51.87mg
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