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Peruvian Chicken Soup – Aguadito de Pollo

This keto Peruvian chicken soup aka Aguadito de Pollo is such a filling and hearty soup!

We are lucky to live near this Peruvian restaurant that serves the most amazing soup called aquadito de pollo (Peruvian chicken soup).

It contains chicken, vegetables, rice, and lots of cilantro.  The flavors meld together so wonderfully that of course, we had to make this keto low carb Peruvian chicken soup – aguadito de pollo here on LCA!

Keto Low Carb Peruvian Chicken Soup - Aguadito de Pollo

Typically, the vegetables used include corn, peas, carrots and potatoes as well as rice.

However, for the sake of keeping this recipe as low-carb/keto as possible, we only used celery and green beans.

To replace the absence of the subtle sweetness found in higher carb vegetables like carrots and corn, we opted to add a little Swerve/Monkfruit to really round all the flavors together.

In addition, we also substituted the rice for cauliflower rice.

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This way you can still enjoy the flavors of this wonderful soup without all the carbs!  Also, don’t forget a squeeze of lime at the end to provide that wonderful zesty Peruvian finish!

This soup infuses flavors of chicken and vegetable broth into a zesty cilantro profile with oils of chicken glistening up on top.

All this makes for a nice soup meal that comes in at a low-carb/keto friendly ~2g of net carb per serving.

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For this dish, the only special ingredient you would need is Swerve/Monkfruit, which can be picked up on Amazon or a local specialty supermarket.

Now, let’s get cooking!

Prepping Time 5M

Cooking Time 18M

Total Time 23M

Net Carb/Serv ~2g

Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs Boneless and Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 2 Quarts Chicken Broth
  • 2 Stalks Celery
  • 1 Cup Green Beans (chopped)
  • 1/2 Medium Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Cup Cauliflower Rice
  • 15 Cilantro Stems
  • 1/4 Cup Water (for blending cilantro)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Swerve/Monkfruit
  • 1 Lime

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

2) Chop chicken into bite-size pieces and set aside.

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3) Dice onions and celery set aside.

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4) Chop green beans and also set aside.

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5) Using a food processor or blender, blend cilantro and garlic in 1/4 cup of water and set aside.

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6) In a large stove top pot, heat olive oil on high heat.  Add onions and sauté until slightly brown.  Approximately 3 minutes.

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7) Next, add chicken broth, chicken, green beans, celery and bring to a boil.  Once boiling, reduce heat to medium low and cook for 10 minutes while stirring occasionally.

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8) Add blended cilantro and garlic, cauliflower rice, salt and Swerve/Monkfruit.  Let simmer for 5 minutes.

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9) Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with a wedge of lime.

Hope you enjoy your low-carb/keto Peruvian Chicken Soup – Aguadito de Pollo!

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Peruvian Chicken Soup - Aguadito de Pollo

The BEST Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Peruvian Chicken Soup - Aguadito de Pollo. Enjoy this delicious Peruvian soup at only ~2g Net Carb / Serving. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
5 from 3 votes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Asian Fusion, Peruvian
Keyword: keto chicken soup, keto low carb hearty soup, keto vegetable soup, low carb chicken soup, low carb vegetable soup, Peruvian soup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 8
Print Recipe
Calories: 165kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs Chicken Thighs Boneless and Skinless
  • 2 Quarts Chicken Broth
  • 2 Stalks Celery
  • 1 Cup Green Beans chopped
  • 1/2 Whole Onion
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Cup Cauliflower Rice
  • 15 Stems Cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup Water for blending cilantro
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Swerve/Monkfruit
  • 1 Whole Lime

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
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  • Chop chicken into bite-size pieces and set aside.
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  • Dice onions and celery set aside.
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  • Chop green beans and also set aside.
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  • Using a food processor or blender, blend cilantro and garlic in half cup of water and set aside.
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  • In a large stove top pot, heat olive oil on high heat. Add onions and sauté until slightly brown. Approximately 3 minutes.
    Keto Peruvian Chicken Soup - Aguadito de Pollo Recipe (20)
  • Next, add chicken broth, chicken, green beans, celery and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium low and cook for 10 minutes while stirring occasionally.
    Keto Peruvian Chicken Soup - Aguadito de Pollo Recipe (36)
  • Add blended cilantro and garlic, cauliflower rice, salt and monkfruit. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
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  • Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with a wedge of lime.
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Nutrition

Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 1218mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 311IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg

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