When you include the American Institute for Cancer Research in your estate plans, you make a major difference in the fight against cancer.

Corporate Champions who partner with the American Institute for Cancer Research stand at the forefront of the fight against cancer

40 Years of Progress: Transforming Cancer. Saving Lives.

The AICR Lifestyle & Cancer Symposium addresses the most current and consequential issues regarding diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

The Annual AICR Research Conference is the most authoritative source for information on diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

Cancer Update Program – unifying research on nutrition, physical activity and cancer.

ResourcesNav New164

Whether you are a healthcare provider, a researcher, or just someone who wants to learn more about cancer prevention, we’re here to help.

Read real-life accounts of how AICR is changing lives through cancer prevention and survivorship.

We bring a detailed policy framework to our advocacy efforts, and provide lawmakers with the scientific evidence they need to achieve our objectives.

AICR champions research that increases understanding of the relationship between nutrition, lifestyle, and cancer.

Are you ready to make a difference? Join our team and help us advance research, improve cancer education and provide lifesaving resources.

AICR’s resources can help you navigate questions about nutrition and lifestyle, and empower you to advocate for your health.

Poultry, Summer, Soup |280 calories per serving|90 minute recipe

Lime and Chicken Soup with Avocado

This content was last updated on February 20, 2020

Chicken soup may be a winter staple, but zesty lime and fresh avocado can easily dress this dish up for a rainy summer day. This recipe features a medley of colorful veggies, Italian herbs and juicy citrus. Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C. They’re also packed with phytochemicals like limonoids and flavonoids, making them an excellent part of any cancer-protective meal.

Ingredients

1x
2x
3x
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin
  • 3 medium limes, 2 cut in half, 1 cut into 6 wedges for garnish
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, rinsed, chopped
  • 1 medium avocado, cut into ½ -inch cube
Makes 6 servings (about 2 cups per serving). Per serving: 280 calories, 12 g total fat (2.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 20 g carbohydrates, 26 g protein, 5 g dietary fiber, 450 mg sodium, 6 g sugar, 0 g added sugar.

Directions

  1. In soup pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté onion, celery, jalapeño and garlic for 6 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add whole chicken breast, corn, tomatoes, broth, Italian seasoning, oregano and cumin to pot. Stir to mix ingredients.
  3. Over high heat bring soup to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 55 minutes.
  4. Remove chicken breast to large platter and shred using two folks. Return chicken to soup.
  5. Over strainer to catch seeds, squeeze juice of 2 limes into soup. Add cilantro and gently stir. Ladle soup into serving bowls.
  6. Top each bowl with avocado, garnish with lime wedge and serve.

This recipe contains cancer fighting foods:

This recipe was specially crafted to support cancer prevention and survival. It adheres to AICR's Cancer Prevention Recommendations. Learn more about our recipe guidelines.

All Foods

Recipes you might also love:

Leave a comment

We love to hear from the community! If you made the recipe, please choose a star rating, too.

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one.

Close