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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Classic Mexican Chicken Recipe That The Kids Will Love


Your kids will love this Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe. It also makes a great dish for a Mexican theme party or a light supper or lunch time snack.



You can add more or less of the hot stuff according to your preference. As with many a Mexican Chicken Recipe, the sour cream makes it rich and creamy and mellows the spices.

This Mexican Chicken Recipe makes enough to serve 4 people.

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 chopped onion

  • 2 chopped garlic cloves

  • 4 chillies chopped and seeded

  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 Litre (4 cups) chicken stock
  • 1 lb. cubed cooked chicken

  • half cup sour cream

  • enough grated / crumbled cheddar cheese for each serving

  • 10 corn tortillas cut into 1/4 inch strips

  • chopped cilantro or parsley to garnish.

Tortilla Soup Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, saute the onion,garlic and chillies until they are silghtly softened.

  2. Add the next 8 ingredients and bring to the boil, simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. While the soup is simmering, lay the tortilla stripson a baking tray and lightly brush with vegetable oil.

  4. Bake the tortillas until crispy at 400 degrees F / 200 degrees C, turning frequently - try not to snack on any.

  5. Back to the soup: After 20 minutes add the chickenand cook for a further 5 minutes then stir in the sour cream.

  6. Serve your yummy Mexican cuisine in soup bowls and garnish with the baked tortilla chips, grated cheese and cilantro or parsley.



Here's a handy Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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