Sopa de Lima cocina yucateca

The Sopa de Lima is a very flavorful chicken broth seasoned with local Yucatecan lime. It is served with shredded chicken or turkey, fried tortilla strips, and lime slices. You have to try it, or even better learn to make it!

Recipe for Sopa de Lima


  • 1 chicken or 2 breasts cut in large pieces
  • 10 cups water
  • 2 sprigs orégano
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion cut in quarters
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 peeled chopped tomatoes
  • 1 chopped roasted red pepper
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 sliced limes
  • 6 tortillas cut in pieces, fried in 2 tbs. corn oil, and drained on paper towel

Fry the soup ingredients and then add the chicken and the water to the same pot. Top with chopped onion, lime, and fried tortilla.

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