Stupid-Easy Recipe for Chicken Tortilla Lime Soup (#1 Top-Rated)


Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Chicken Tortilla Lime Soup.

1. Info for Chicken Tortilla Lime Soup

  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Servings: 5
  • Calories: 373.02 kcal

2. Ingredients for Chicken Tortilla Lime Soup

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 corn tortilla (6-8 inches in diameter), torn into pieces
  • 1 can (15 ounces) diced fire roasted tomatoes with juice
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced mild green chiles
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 lime, juiced and peel grated
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or chopped
  • 1 cup tortilla chips
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and diced
  • ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Lime wedges (optional)

3. Directions:

  1. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and pinch of salt, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and golden brown, about 8 minutes.
  2. While onion mixture is cooling, add torn tortilla, tomatoes, chiles, stock, chili powder, cumin, lime peel and juice, cilantro and 1 teaspoon salt to the blender jar. Add onion mixture, secure lid.
  3. Turn dial to Speed 1. Slowly increase speed to Max. Blend until completely smooth and rising steam is visible, about 5-6 minutes.
  4. Soup should be hot. Add chicken and tortilla chips and pulse 2-3 times on low to mix.
  5. Serve immediately, garnished with avocado and cheese. Pass lime wedges at table, if desired. To store, do not add tortilla chips; let cool, transfer to airtight container and refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months, then add tortilla chips when reheating.

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