Sopa de Fideo

Hearty & satisfying Mexican chicken noodle soup!

What is Sopa de Fideo?

Sopa de fideo is Mexican noodle soup. In Spanish, “sopa de fideo” means “noodle soup.”  Because this recipe includes chicken, it is technically “sopa de pollo con fideos,” or “chicken noodle soup.” :)

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy Mexican noodle soup.

Simple Ingredients

Blend tomatoes and onions with water to make a simple broth.

Toast the Fideos

Briefly toast the noodles in a bit of oil until light golden.

Add Liquid

Add the tomato broth, water and remaining broth.

Add Chicken + Chile

Add the chicken, bring to a simmer, then cook until tender. Add the jalapeno 10 min before the cooking time is finished.

Shred the Chicken

With two forks, shred the cooked chicken breasts right in the pot.

Dig In!

Serve with lime wedges and a big stack of warm tortillas. This sopa de fideo soup is so cozy!