Weight Watchers Mexicali Chicken Soup with Lime

Weight Watchers Mexicali Chicken Soup with Lime

Weight Watchers Mexicali Chicken Soup with Lime


  • 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and minced
  • 4½ cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • ½ medium ripe
  • Hass avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ? teaspoon black pepper


  1. Spray a nonstick Dutch oven with canola nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 4 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a plate.
  2. Add the onions, carrots, garlic, and chile pepper to the saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, 5–6 minutes. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the flavors are blended, about 20 minutes. Return the chicken to the saucepan and simmer until cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes, avocado, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 1 minute.

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