• 1 quart Homemade Chicken Broth or canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 whole chicken breast, skinned, boned, and split, or 2 skinless, boneless breast halves (about 3/4 pound)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup coarsely cilantro leaves


  1. Bring the broth to a simmer in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the chicken; cover and simmer over low heat until it is just cooked through, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Remove and shred the chicken. Return it to the broth; add the lime juice and bring the soup to a boil.
  4. Ladle into soup bowls; sprinkle with cilantro.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 5 cups Serving size: 1 cup

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 102
Fat: 4 grams
Sodium: 126 milligrams
Cholesterol: 41 milligrams
Protein: 18 grams
Carbohydrates: 2 grams
Sugars: 1 grams

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Diabetic Exchanges

2 Lean Meat

Book Title: The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes

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