Tortilla Lime Soup with Chicken


Photo: HomemadeNutrition.com

Yield: 8 servings

Serving size: 6 oz.

Ingredients:

3/4 cup diced onions

3/4 cup diced celery

1 tsp. chopped garlic

1 T. butter

1 tsp. cumin powder

1 T. chili powder

1 tsp. dried oregano

1 can diced tomatoes in juice

1 small can diced green chilies (chiles verdes)

2 T. chipotle chile in adobo (puree in robot coupe)

6 cups chicken stock

1/2 lb. diced chicken meat

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

1/4 cup diced green onion

Sea salt and freshly ground pepper

Juice from one lime

Garnishes:

*Tortilla strips

*Cilantro, chopped

*Grated cheese

  1. Saute onions, celery and garlic in butter until soft.

  2. Add dry spices and cook for 5 minutes longer.

  3. Add diced tomatoes, chilies, adobo and stock. Simmer for 45 minutes.

  4. Add chicken meat and bring soup back up to a boil and chicken is cooked to a minimum of 165 degrees F.

  5. Add chopped cilantrio and green onions.

  6. Season with salt, pepper and lime juice.

  7. Serve with garnishes on the side.

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