My Favorite Chicken Tortilla Soup

Tami Conklin


This is Really Good and I Love Making It, The Kids Even Love This Soup!!!

★★★★★ 2 votes
15 Min
40 Min


2 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
8 (6-inch) corn or flour tortillas (cut into 1-inch strips)
3 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powde
1 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 cup chopped onion
2 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can of pinto beans
1 (15-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
2 or 3 cups shredded cooked chicken - (use a store rotisserie chicken, just shred the meat yourself)
1/2 cup salsa
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 cloves garlic
1 small can rotel tomatoes with green chilies
1 small can of mild chopped chilies
12 ounces tomato sauce
3 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice


1Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add half of the tortilla strips, stirring often, until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining 1/2 teaspoon of oil and remaining tortilla strips and set aside.
2Add the broth, cumin, chili powder and oregano to the pot. Raise heat to high and bring to a boil. Add the beans(black and pinto), corn, chicken, salsa, lime juice, tomato sauce, rotel tomatoes with chiles and the chilies, onion, garlic. Reduce heat to low, stir and simmer until chicken and veggies are heated through.
3Add the cilantro and half of the reserved tortilla strips. Ladle into individual bowls and garnish each bowl with some of the remaining strips.
4Other Toppings You Can Use:
Sour Cream
Shredded Monterey Jack OR Cheddar cheese OR a pre-mixed Mexican blend
Sliced black olives
Sliced green onions

About My Favorite Chicken Tortilla Soup

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