Sopa de Fideo
with Barilla® Fideo Cut Spaghetti
Ingredients for 6 people
- 1 whole chicken
- 1 large onion
- 10 cilantro stems
- 1 gallon water
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- 1 box Barilla® Fideo Cut Spaghetti
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- ½ white onion diced
- 3 cloves garlic chopped
- ¼ large jalapeno diced
- 1 28oz can of chopped tomatoes
- 1 gallon chicken broth
- ½ chicken shredded
- 1 bunch green onions sliced on a bias
- 4 tablespoons cilantro roughly chopped
1In a large pot, add the whole chicken, onion, cilantro stems and sea salt then add the cold water.
2Bring the broth up to a simmer and cook for 1 hour over medium heat.
3Once the broth is done, strain through a colander and into another large pot, reserving the chicken on the side for shredding.
4PLACE the pot of broth back onto the fire and bring to a simmer.
5In a large skillet sauté the onion and jalapeno in olive oil for 3-4 minutes, or until the onions are translucent.
6Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add the chopped tomatoes and season with salt and black pepper.
7Pour the tomato mixture into the broth and bring to a boil.
8When the broth is boiling add the cut spaghetti and cook for 3 minutes frequently stirring.
9Remove the soup from the heat and let it rest for 30 minutes.
10Before serving add chopped cilantro and sliced green onion as well as the shredded chicken.