Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ready in 45 minutes

Chicken broth spiked with lime and spices. Topped with crispy tortilla strips.

"Slow cooked my chicken in mexican spices all day to make it shredded, then followed recipe and added 1/2 cup rice and toped with a pinch of queso... Delicious!!"

- rangerwife

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Ingredients

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6 tablespoons Vegetable oil
8 6" corn tortillas
chopped
6 cloves Garlic; minced
1/2 cup Fresh Cilantro; chopped
1 Onion; chopped
1 29-oz can diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons Cumin
1 tablespoon Chili powder
3 Bay Leaves
6 cups Chicken Stock
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
5 chicken breasts; cooked and cubed

Original recipe makes 4

Servings  

Preparation

In a large stock pot, heat oil. Add tortillas, garlic, cilantro and onion. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add cumin, chili powder, bay leaves and chicken stock. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and add salt and cayenne. Simmer for 30 minutes remove bay leaves and stir in chicken. Heat through and serve. with avocado and crisp tortilla chips.

Notes

We make this on Christmas eve and serve it with tamales as a late night dinner. It's also good the next day. Or save some for that New Year's day hangover.

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JessicaErinRuiz 9 months ago
Slow cooked my chicken in mexican spices all day to make it shredded, then followed recipe and added 1/2 cup rice and toped with a pinch of queso... Delicious!!
rangerwife 2 years ago
I added some lime and corn. That turned out well!
DKTennyson27 3 years ago
Love this!!! My husband and I ate the soup 3 days in a row lol! Yum!!
Jeniandbaby 3 years ago
Love this! It was easy and yummy! My kids liked it too! In fact I'm making to take to friends tonight!
grayohana 3 years ago
We make this on Christmas eve and serve it with tamales as a late night dinner. It's also good the next day. Or save some for that New Year's day hangover. [I posted this recipe.]
promfh 8 years ago
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