Plantain and chicken soup is the easiest soup to make. Learn how to create sopas de pollo y platanos and learn why this dish is so loved by many.
There’s nothing like a bowl of soup on a cold winter’s night. But you can get tired of the same old recipes.
If you’d like to try something new, why not try a soup that is easy to make and super flavorful? This sopa de pollo y platano recipe is great on any chilly night.
What is sopa de platano?
Popular in Caribbean cuisine, sopa de platano is a thick, starchy soup that contains plantains. Sopa de pollo y platano has the addition of chicken.
What are platanos?
Platanos are plantains. They are popular in many types of Latino cuisine.
Where can I find platanos?
Platanos can be found in many produce departments. They look like extremely green bananas. Do not confuse underripe bananas for platanos.
Can I freeze this soup?
Yes. Allow the soup to cool and pour into freezer bags. Freeze lying flat so that they are easier to store and take less time to thaw. Allow to thaw in the fridge overnight before reheating.
What are the ingredients to make sopa de pollo y platano?
To make this sopa de pollo y platano recipe you are going to need the following ingredients:
- Chicken breast
- Cups chicken stock
- Garlic powder
- Red onion
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How to make sopa de pollo y platano
Now that you have gathered your ingredients it is time to make sopa de pollo y platano. All you have to do is follow the steps below:
In a small pot over low heat add the chicken breast, chicken stock, cumin, garlic powder and onion.
Bring to a simmer and cook for around 25 to 30 minutes or until the chicken is done. Shred or roughly chop the chicken and add it back to the soup.
Add the corn and plantain and cook for 20 more minutes or until the plantain is fork tender. The plantain will thicken the soup as it cooks.
Divide into bowls and top with chopped cilantro. If you don’t like cilantro, you can omit this step.
Your sopa de pollo y platano is ready to serve!
Sopa de pollo y platano Recipe
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- 1 Chicken breast
- 5 cups chicken stock
- 1/2 Tsp cumin
- 1/2 Tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 Red onion, chopped
- 1 cup corn
- 1 Plantain, peeled and chopped
- Around 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
In a small pot over low heat, add the chicken breast, chicken stock, cumin, garlic powder, and onion. Bring to a simmer and cook for around 25 to 30 minutes or until the chicken is done.
Add the corn and plantain and cook for 20 more minutes or until the plantain is fork-tender.
Divide into bowls and top with chopped cilantro.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 541Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 912mgCarbohydrates: 77gFiber: 5gSugar: 31gProtein: 38g
These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.