Ingredients

How to make it

  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy pot over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in the onion, garlic, and aji; cook until the onion has softened, about 1 minute.
  • Add the chicken, and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the cilantro and cook for 1 minute.
  • At this point you may wish to shred the chicken or cut it into bite size pieces. (Thighs and drumsticks make for a nice presentation whole)
  • Pour in the chicken broth, potatoes, (carrot if you used it) and rice.
  • Add cumin.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.

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  • princessananka74 3 years ago
    When do you add the peas? And are they mashed into the broth?
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    " It was excellent "
    OOIII ate it and said...
    Simple 'n Easy --> Delicious.
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  • ttaaccoo 5 years ago
    This reads like a delicious warm flavorful and healthy soup. thank you very very!! 5555
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  • recipesrule 6 years ago
    What is Aji paste? This looks really good.
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  • coffeebean53 6 years ago
    Bookmarked. Thanks for a great post. I love these kinds of soups.:)
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  • decobabe 6 years ago
    I love this soup. I had one almost like it in Ecuador, but made with iguana. Not my idea, a big surprise. Tasty, though.
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