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Chicken tortilla soup

Based on 5 ratings

Undine Renner

Contributor at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌
50
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
tortillas
onion
2 cloves garlic
pickled jalapeños
lime
chicken breast
1 tsp ground cumin
400 ml canned crushed tomatoes
1 l chicken stock
250 g canned black beans
150 g canned sweet corn
salt
pepper
vegetable oil (for frying)
sour cream (for serving)
cilantro (for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pot
  • tongs
  • frying pan
  • paper towels
  • fine sieve
  • ladle

Nutrition per serving

Cal
332
Protein
23 g
Fat
9 g
Carb
44 g
  • Step 1/4

    Dice the onion and mince the garlic. Finely chop the jalapeños. Cut the lime into wedges. Stack the tortillas and roll tightly together. Slice into thin strips, keeping as rolls if desired, and set aside.
    • onion
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • pickled jalapeños
    • lime
    • tortillas
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Dice the onion and mince the garlic. Finely chop the jalapeños. Cut the lime into wedges. Stack the tortillas and roll tightly together. Slice into thin strips, keeping as rolls if desired, and set aside.

  • Step 2/4

    Add vegetable oil to a pot over medium-high heat. Add chicken breast, season with salt and pepper, and fry for approx. 5 min. on each side, or until golden brown. Remove chicken from the pot. Add onion and garlic and cook until softened, approx. 4 min. Add cumin, tomatoes, and chicken stock and bring to a simmer. Add chicken back to the pot and let simmer for approx. 20 min., or until chicken is cooked through.
    • chicken breast
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • 400 ml canned crushed tomatoes
    • 1 l chicken stock
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • salt
    • pepper
    • pot
    • tongs

    Add vegetable oil to a pot over medium-high heat. Add chicken breast, season with salt and pepper, and fry for approx. 5 min. on each side, or until golden brown. Remove chicken from the pot. Add onion and garlic and cook until softened, approx. 4 min. Add cumin, tomatoes, and chicken stock and bring to a simmer. Add chicken back to the pot and let simmer for approx. 20 min., or until chicken is cooked through.

  • Step 3/4

    While the soup cooks, add some more oil to a separate frying pan over medium heat. Fry the tortilla strips in small batches until golden and crisp. Drain on a paper towel and season with salt.
    • salt
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • frying pan
    • paper towels

    While the soup cooks, add some more oil to a separate frying pan over medium heat. Fry the tortilla strips in small batches until golden and crisp. Drain on a paper towel and season with salt.

  • Step 4/4

    Remove the chicken from the soup and shred using two forks. Drain and rinse the beans and corn. Add chicken, beans, jalapeños, and corn to the soup and simmer for another 8 min. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle the soup into bowls and top with crispy tortillas, a dollop of sour cream, cilantro, and a lime wedge. Enjoy!
    • 250 g canned black beans
    • 150 g canned sweet corn
    • salt
    • pepper
    • sour cream (for serving)
    • cilantro (for serving)
    • fine sieve
    • ladle

    Remove the chicken from the soup and shred using two forks. Drain and rinse the beans and corn. Add chicken, beans, jalapeños, and corn to the soup and simmer for another 8 min. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle the soup into bowls and top with crispy tortillas, a dollop of sour cream, cilantro, and a lime wedge. Enjoy!