El Torito Chicken and Lime Soup

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1 ts Pureed chipotle chile
1 c tomatoes, fresh; Julienned
Salt & White pepper
1 Avocado; *
4 sprigs Cilantro, fresh
1 ts Dried Mexican oregano
1 Bay leaf
2 Corn tortillas; cut in strips
4 slices Lime
1 tb cilantro; Minced
Juice of 2 limes
1 ts Dried basil
1 qt Chicken Stock
1/2 c red onion; Julienned
4 oz Jalapeno Jack cheese; cubed
2 Chicken breast halves; *

Original recipe makes 4



*Note- Chicken breasts should be cooked and shredded. Avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced. Combine stock, lime juice, oregano, basil, pureed chipotle and bay leaf in stockpot. Season to taste with salt and white pepper. Bring to boil. Simmer 15 minutes. Add shredded chicken, tomatoes, red onion and cilantro. Bring to boil. Simmer 5 minutes. Adjust seasonings to taste. Ladle very hot soup into warm soup bowls. Drop in cheese cubes. Garnish each serving with a few tortilla strips, avocado slices, lime slice and cilantro sprig. Makes about 1 quart. Each serving contains about 313 calories; 1102 mg sodium; 39 mg cholesterol; 20 grams fat; 16 grams carbohydrates; 19 grams protein; 1.5 grams fiber; 57% calories from fat. Source-"Culinary SOS", The Los Angeles Times, 2/27/92

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I made it for some co-workers. They loved it!
hallie7003 11y ago

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