Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Caldo de Pollo (Chicken Stew) Recipe for Fall


Caldo De Pollo

It's definitely fall now that temperatures are cooler and scarfs are back in style! If there's one thing I love about fall (and winter) it's all the yummy comfort food made for these seasons. 
Growing up my mother made the best stews: shrimp, beef and of course chicken (caldo de pollo). Check out this delicious chicken stew recipe and feast on a meal the ENTIRE family will love. Just ask my 2 and 3 years olds!


HOW TO:

Boil 4-5 quartz of water
Add to water:
Large chucks of medium white onion
Large chucks of medium tomato
Diced garlic (2-5)
Chicken stock cubes (2-3)
Salt and pepper
Chicken legs or quarters (5-8)

Squeeze in 2-5 lemons (acidity up to you)
Cilantro (1/8 of a standard bunch, no stem)

Boil above ingredients for about 25 mins (high heat).

After 25 mins add:
Large diced potato pieces

After 10 mins add:
Slices of zucchini
Slices of carrots
Corn on cob (small)

Cook everything together about 15 mins. check that carrots and zucchini are fully cooked.

Optional:
Once served, garnish soup with diced avocado, diced onion, diced fresh jalepeƱo and/or lime.

 Enjoy!



Kids' Portions...  Healthy and Delicious!
What is your favorite fall/winter comfort food?

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