Colombian Ajiaco Recipe: Enjoy This Easy Potato & Chicken Soup Recipe Without Traveling to South America by 30Seconds Food

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Colombian Ajiaco Recipe: Enjoy This Easy Potato & Chicken Soup Recipe Without Traveling to South America

Ajiaco is potato and chicken soup that's popular in Colombia, Cuba and Peru. The chicken and potato soup recipe is especially popular in Bogotá, the Colombian capital. The optional toppings vary by region, so just pick and choose on your own tastes. This hearty Ajiaco soup recipe is easy to make at home.

Cuisine: Colombian
Prep Time: 10 mintes
Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped 
  • 4 green onions, chopped 
  • 2 tablespoons guascas (can substitute dried oregano)
  • 2 pounds potatoes (red, Yukon Gold, russet, fingerlings, etc.), cut into chunks (using a combination is traditional)
  • 2 corn on the cob, cut into pieces

Toppings

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a soup pot. Add the chicken, onions and garlic. Brown the chicken on both sides.
  2. Add the broth, cilantro, green onion and guascas. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 20 minutes. Remove the chicken to a plate to cool.
  3. Add the potatoes and corn. Cook until potatoes are almost tender, about 8-10 minutes. 
  4. Shred the chicken and put it back into the pot. Taste and add more salt and pepper, if needed. Cook about 5 more minutes to heat chicken. 
  5. Ladle the soup into soup bowls. Serve with the toppings. 

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Guascas $8 & Up
Soup Bowls $8 & Up
Capers $3 & Up
Rice $3 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Dried Oregano $3 & Up
Chicken Broth $1 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
Mmm, so savory and delicious!
Cassiday
Sounds yummy. 😍
bepositive
This soup is so damn good, even better when you’re under the weather!

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