Fideo Delicioso


  • 1 pound ground beef or diced chicken or pork
  • 5 ounces dry fideo or vermicelli
  • 1 tablespoon oil or shortening
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • Salt or garlic salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Saute selected meat until done, set aside.
  2. In the same pan, heat oil or shortening and lightly brown fideo, stirring constantly. Add chopped onion halfway through browning.
  3. Add chicken broth and water.
  4. Return meat to pan. Add chili powder, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. For extra "zip," add sliced jalapenos or ground cayenne pepper.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Source: Q&Q brand Fideo