Chicken Tortilla Soup

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Makes: 11 cups
  • Prep: 40 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr 30 mins

Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Directions

  1. Place chicken in a large pot; cover with water (about 8 cups). Add the 1 cup cilantro, onion, jalapeno peppers, habanero pepper (if desired), salt, and black pepper to pot.
  2. Bring to boiling. Skim any froth that forms on the top; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until chicken is very tender. Remove chicken to cool slightly. Strain broth; leave chile peppers in for additional heat, if desired. (Note: Broth can be simmered longer, uncovered, to reduce and make more flavorful.)
  3. Let broth cool and skim fat from top (or use a fat separator).
  4. Remove chicken from bones, shred, and add back to broth. Heat through in the pot.
  5. Serve soup with lime wedges for squeezing. If desired, garnish with Tortilla Strips, Grilled Corn, tomatoes, avocado, the chopped cilantro, and/or queso fresco. You can add sauteed collard greens for a nice Southern touch.

From the Test Kitchen

Tortilla Strips:

Slice four 6-inch corn tortillas into 1/2-inch strips. In a 10-inch skillet heat 2 cups canola oil over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Add tortilla strips in batches. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle lightly with salt. Makes 2 cups.

Grilled Corn:

Remove husks and silks from ears of corn. Brush corn with oil and lay flat on a grill rack or in a grill pan. Grill about 10 minutes, turning until corn is a little charred and plump to the touch. Cut kernels from cobs. Makes 1/2 cup per ear of corn.

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Nutrition Facts (Chicken Tortilla Soup)

  • Per serving:
  • 242 kcal ,
  • 12 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat ,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat ,
  • 6 g monounsaturated fat ),
  • 67 mg chol. ,
  • 705 mg sodium ,
  • 13 g carb. ,
  • 2 g fiber ,
  • 2 g sugar ,
  • 22 g pro.
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