Chicken Tortilla soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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tina kehoe

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@tkehoe68

This a very tastey and inexpensive meal that can feed alot of peole. Prep time is nothing and either is cook time. You can alter this to fit your taste as well, I really dont think there is any right or wrong way to make it, however this is the way my family enjoys it. ENJOY!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
As little or as many as you want it to
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1
    whole chicken, de-bones and skinned
  • 2 1/2 box
    chicken stock
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 2
    fresh tomatoes
  • 1 can(s)
    mild green chilis
  • 2
    serrano chiles
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro, fresh
  • 1
    white or yellow onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    cumin
  • 2 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 1
    bag of salted tortilla chips
  • 1
    whole hass avacado

How to Make Chicken Tortilla soup

Step-by-Step

  1. First, after cleaning out and rinsing chicken, fill a pot with water, no salt, add whole chicken and bring to a boil. After chicken starts to boil, turn heat down to a slow simmer/boil for about 15-20 minutes. Take chicken out of water and place on large platter or cookie sheet and let cool. Skim chicken water for all floaties then add chicken stock turn heat to low. Open cans of chilies and tomatoes. Dice chilies then add both chilies and tomatoes to broth mix. Cut fresh tomatoes, cilantro and onion and add to broth mix. Wear protective plastic disposable gloves and cut seranos into small pieces as well and add to broth mixture. Add all spices listed abouve. Skin and debone chicken and cut into bit size chunks and add to mixture. Let simmer at med low heat for about 15-20 minutes until heated through and onion is still semi crisp. Enjoy in a bowl placed over a bed of tortilla chips or strips and add slices of avacado!

    P.S You can also add mexican cheese called Cotija to the top if you like smooth briny mexican cheese!!

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About Chicken Tortilla soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #Style




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