Peruvian Sopa de Pollo Recipe

Chicken Soup is our inevitable recipe, the one we must know by heart, the basic one in our cookbook. Usually It is the most requested when someone in the family falls ill , ideal to fight a strong flu or when we want to eat something light , that it arrives softly to our stomach. Let’s do it!

How to Prepare Sopa de Pollo

It is easy to prepare at home, very versatile to add the available ingredients that we have such as various vegetables, herbs, etc. For dinner nights, we can prepare this rich and simple Chicken Soup that anyone falls in love with.

🔪 Prep Time 10 minutes
🍲 Cook Time 40 minutes
⏲️ Total Time 50 minutes
🍽️ Servings 4 servings
🔥 Calories 130 calories


  • 2 liters of water
  • 4 pieces of chicken
  • 1 teaspoon ground garlic
  • 2 carrots cut into sticks
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 1 large potato cut into chunks
  • ½ chopped onion
  • ½ package of angel hair noodles
  • Salt, pepper and oregano to taste


  1. Put water to boil in a saucepan over low heat and place the chicken pieces, add the pepper, oregano and salt to taste.
  2. Cover the pot and wait for the water to heat up.
  3. After 10 minutes add the minced or minced garlic and stir.
  4. Next add the celery, carrot, potato and onion.
  5. Let it boil for 30 minutes and add the angel hair.
  6. Wait a few minutes until the noodles are ready and you have the soup ready to serve.

Surely you are one of those people who are not satisfied with the traditional recipe. Well don’t worry I’ll leave you here 3 TIPS that will make your Chicken Soup the favorite of many.

Tips and tricks

  • Use a pressure cooker if you want to cook faster, but this way of preparing the soup will also ensure that all the aromas and flavors are trapped inside the pot and intensify.
  • When you prepare the Chicken Soup you will surely see that a little foam is created. That foam contains impurities which you must remove as it comes out with a spoon.
  • If you want to take care of the figure then you must remove the skin of the chicken before cooking it and also the fat that is created while preparing the soup. For the latter you can use absorbent kitchen paper.

Additional information

It’s complicated relate the origin of the chicken soup, since it is a dish of simple preparation. It has probably been a small branch of the infinities of soups that exist, since the ingredients are what determine it and differentiate them from one another.

All we have to do is remove the chicken, add meat and change one ingredient and it probably becomes another kind of soup. It is difficult to attribute a place and a context to this dish.

what yes we know is that this soup is very popular within the wide Peruvian gastronomy . Depending on where we are, this soup can be prepared in many ways and the ingredients it contains may vary.

Today we prepare it based on a basic procedure and it is frequently prepared at home as part of a family recipe.

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