Caldo de pollo

Caldo de pollo

My mom's caldo de pollo, or Mexican chicken soup. ❤

Daniella Martinez


8 servings
  1. 1 whole yellow chicken, cut up
  2. 2 whole corn on the cob, halved
  3. half an onion
  4. 3-5 garlic cloves
  5. 1/3 tablespoon cumin
  6. 1/3 tablespoon black pepper
  7. 2 tablespoon salt
  8. 1 chicken cube seasoning
  9. 1 packet sazón adobe con achiote
  10. 2 mexican zucchini, cut in thick slices, then halved
  11. 2 handfuls baby carrots, cut in half
  12. 3 potatoes, cut into 4 pieces
  13. cup rice
  14. small handful of cilantro
  15. 1 1/2 liters water


45 mins
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    Mix and put to boil water, chicken, onion, garlic, spices, salt, corn, and carrots on high heat.

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    When it comes to a steady boil, turn down heat to medium, then let cook for 20 mins.

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    After 20 mins, add rest of chopped/cut up ingredients and rice. (Potatoes, zucchini, cilantro).

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    Let cook for another 15 mins.

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