Chicken Tortilla Soup


By popular demand, here’s the recipe:

Chicken Tortilla Soup

List of ingredients:
1 large chicken breast
1 onion
3 cloves garlic
1 can 4 oz chopped green chiles
1 can 10 oz chicken broth or broth from cooking chicken breasts
1 can 28 oz crushed tomatoes
1 can white hominy
1 can black beans
1 can corn kernels
1 T olive oil
2 t chili powder
1 t oregano
½ t ground cummin
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Toppings:

  • 8-10 corn tortillas, cut into thin strips and fried in a half inch of oil just prior to serving (or use tortilla chips)
  • shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • chopped green onions
  • avocado slices
  • sour cream

Directions:
1. Boil chicken, cut into chunks, save broth.
2. In large pan, sauté onions and garlic in olive oil. Stir in spices, tomatoes, broth, and 1.5 cups water. Simmer 5-10 minutes.
3. Stir in hominy, chilies, corn, beans (rinse first), cilantro and chicken pieces. Simmer 10 minutes.
4. Fry fresh tortilla strips in hot oil and drain on paper towels while soup is simmering.
5. Ladle into bowls and garnish with toppings.

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One Response to “Chicken Tortilla Soup”

  1. Teresa Says:

    AWESOME!! Thanks for the recipe!

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