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Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup
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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

The amazing thing is, Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe takes you only more than an hour but will arrive at the table like a piping hot gourmet meal that demands great enthusiasm to be done. So warm and mouth-watering.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken tortilla soup, chicken tortilla soup recipe, tortilla soup, tortilla soup recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 245kcal
Author: Luna Regina


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion 1 medium, chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp jalapeno pepper seeds removed and chopped
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chipotle pepper
  • 1 cup fire-roasted whole tomatoes
  • 4 cups unsalted chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 8 oz skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp shredded cheese
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup avocado
  • 1 tbsp cilantro
  • 1 tbsp scallion
  • 1/2 flour tortilla


  • Pour 1 teaspoon of olive oil into a small pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs and cook for about 7-8 minutes per side, until the outside is golden brown and the meat is cooked through.
    step 1 Sear the chicken
  • Let the chicken cool completely and shred it.
    step 2 Shred the chicken
  • Heat a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil, onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic, and saute until the onion softens. Season with salt, pepper, dried oregano, cumin, chipotle pepper. Stir until well combined.
    step 3 Saute the vegetables
  • Add the fire-roasted tomatoes and chicken stock. Bring the mixture to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
    step 4 Simmer the soup
  • Use an immersion blender to blend the soup until smooth.
    step 5 Blend the soup
  • Add corn, beans, shredded chicken, and lemon juice.
    step 6 Add corn bean and chicken
  • Top with cilantro, scallions, avocado, cheese, and tortilla strips. Serve immediately.
    how to make topping and serve Chicken Tortilla Soup


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 288mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 126IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 4mg