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Cilantro Lime Chicken Soup

This Cilantro Lime Chicken Soup is fresh, healthy and ultra comforting. Full of delicious flavors, it makes for a fabulous lunch or dinner any time of yea
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 227kcal


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 stalks celery sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts
  • 6 cups no sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with diced chilies
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice or juice of a lime
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 avocado optional


  • Heat oil in saute pan and add onion, celery and garlic. Cook for approx. 5 minutes.
  • Add onion, celery, garlic to the bottom of the slow cooker
  • Place chicken on top.
  • Add broth, canned tomatoes, oregano and cumin.
  • Cook on high for 4-6 hours. On stovetop, cook for a hour or until veggies are to desired tenderness.
  • Remove chicken from the broth and shred with two forks.
  • Return shredded chicken to the broth.
  • Add cilantro and lime juice and stir to combine.
  • Optional: dice avocado and add to each bowl.
  • ENJOY!!


Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 873mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 15.3mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2.3mg