Caldo de Pollo


  • 5 pounds chicken leg quarters

  • 2 gallons water

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 2 tablespoons salt

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 cube chicken bouillon

  • 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks

  • 4 zucchini, cut into large chunks

  • 1 chayote, cut into large chunks

  • 1 large white onion, cut into large chunks

  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro, chopped



  1. Place chicken legs into a large stockpot; pour water over chicken. Add minced garlic, salt, and garlic powder.

  2. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to a simmer and cook until chicken meat falls off the bones, 1 to 2 hours.

  3. Stir in chicken bouillon cube until dissolved; add carrots, potatoes, zucchini, chayote, and white onion. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until carrots and potatoes are tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour.

  4. Stir chopped cilantro into soup. Simmer for 5 minutes and serve.




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