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CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP RECIPE
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CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP RECIPE

how to make Tortilla Soup Recipe? Tortilla Soup recipe is a very simple and very practical soup recipe. it is one of the soups that must be drunk before the main meal.
Course Soup
Cuisine international
Keyword CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP RECIPE
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 350kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbls canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped coarsly
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 cans chicken broth (14.5 oz cans)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (Mexican style, 14.5 oz)
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 4 oz can chopped mild green chiles
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 3/4 cup canned corn, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken (I use a roasted chicken from the deli section of the grocery store)
  • 1 tbl chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup shredded jack or cheddar cheese
  • 3 corn tortillas, cut in 1/4 inch strips

Instructions

  • Heat oil over medium heat in a 5qt pot. Add garlic, onion, cumin and chili powder. Cook, stirring constantly for about 5 minutes or until the garlic releases its aroma. Don't burn the GARLIC.
  • Add the chicken broth, tomatoes, lime juice, chilis, carrots and corn. Cover, simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, fry the tortilla strips in about 1 inch of canola oil until crisp, about 60 seconds or less. Watch them, they will crisp up very fast. In a hurry? You can just buy a bag of tortilla strips.
  • After simmering is done, add the chicken and cilantro. Stir and heat for another 5 minutes.
  • Ladle into bowls and top with cheese and tortilla strips.

Notes

If I have one, I will often cut up chunks of an avocado to add to my soup. It really gives the soup a nice texture and avocados are a very healthy and delicious food.