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Chicken and Almond Soup – Sopa de Pollo y Almendras

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mama K
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Chicken and Almond Soup - Sopa de Pollo y Almendras

A rich yet delicate soup from the lovely country of Mexico. One you must try.
4.75 from 32 votes
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 178kcal



  • Cook the chicken breasts by simmering them in the chicken stock for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Remove them and set them aside.
  • Saute the almonds in the butter over moderate heat until golden.
  • Place the almonds, onion, and one of the chicken breasts in an electric blender or food processor, along with a little of the stock, and blend until pureed.
  • Add this mixture to the remaining stock, along with the nutmeg, cumin, and cayenne.
  • Add the second chicken breast, cut into small pieces, and heat over moderate heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the optional sherry just prior to serving.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  • Garnish with the chopped parsley.


Sodium: 616mg | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 2g | Potassium: 160mg | Cholesterol: 10mg | Calories: 178kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fat: 14g | Protein: 7g | Carbohydrates: 5g