Tomatillo Soup Recipe

Tomatillo Soup is a Mexican style Chicken Soup. Learn how to make/prepare Tomatillo Soup by following this easy recipe.
Tomatillo Soup Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 5.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 2 Chicken Breast Halves (skinless, boneless - pounded thin)
  • 2 Jalapeno Peppers (seeded, minced)
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 3 pods Garlic (minced)
  • 1 pound chopped tomatillos
  • 4 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream (optional)
  • Ground Black Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
How to make Tomatillo Soup:
  • Take oil in a large vessel and heat it on a high flame.
  • Put the chicken pieces in it and sauté until both sides are browned. Then remove the chicken, and set aside.
  • Now add onions and garlic to the oil and sauté until golden. Now add tomatillos, jalapeno peppers, stock and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover the pot, and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Take the above-made mixture out to make a puree in a blender.
  • Return the puree to pot and reheat.
  • Slice the chicken into thin slices, and then shred. Stir the slices into soup.
  • Season the soup with salt and pepper. Then add minced cilantro.
  • Pour the soup into bowls and put a dollop of sour cream on top of each portion, and let it melt a bit.
  • Garnish each dollop with a single cilantro leaf, and serve immediately.