Chicken Soup is one of the most famous Mexican dishes that exist, this is due not only to how delicious this dish is, but also to all the properties it has, since chicken broth can be quite delicious and useful for certain type of ailments or diseases, this is why this dish is given a lot to older people in places of senior care México, as it has many properties that are quite useful for older people. This dish is also usually eaten by people after undergoing dental treatments with Tijuana dentists or some type of procedure that requires light meals, or also for people who have a cold or an infection in the stomach, this food is good enough to help them stay fed and healthy.
In addition, chicken broth is a well-known homemade food that is characterized by making people feel good while consuming it and having that taste of home. In Mexico, everyone has their own way of preparing chicken broth, these vary mainly according to the region in which they are located, since each one offers different vegetables and herbs to provide that flavor that characterizes it so much.
Some of the main ingredients that characterize this dish are coriander, parsley and even in some places peppermint is included, although some people, mainly from Chiapas, Tabasco, Oaxaca and Veracruz, also use an aromatic herb that goes by the name culantro la which is also known as coriander or ranch parsley, this plant is quite similar to coriander, but it has a much stronger aroma that is quite useful to flavor the broth.
To cook chicken broth you need half a chicken, as well as legs, or legs, thighs and wings, you can also buy vegetables such as pumpkin, carrot, celery, potatoes, which will do a great job in giving the necessary flavor to the chicken broth and make it a very nutritious dish, plus many people also enjoy adding rice.
- The first thing to do is put the chicken, water and salt in a large pot to let it cook over medium-high until it boils, once this happens a foam will start to form on the surface which we will have to stir. Then it will be necessary to add onion, garlic and celery, lower the temperature and let cook for 30 minutes with the pot partially covered.
- Then add the carrots, the potato, the pumpkin and the coriander, for this you must verify that the chicken is already cooked, if it is already necessary to remove it and put it in a separate container while allowing the broth to cook for another 10 minutes or until the vegetables are fully cooked.
- The next step is up to each person, some prefer to leave the chicken as it is, others prefer to shred the chicken and add it back to the broth. Then add the previously cooked rice and it is ready to serve.
There are many ways to prepare chicken broth, however this is the best known of preparing this delicious homemade dish that all Mexicans enjoy preparing and especially tasting.