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DIY Chicken Tortilla Soup

With the stock, protein, starch and toppings all offered separately this DIY Chicken Tortilla Soup was made for serving a crowd!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken, chicken breast, chicken recipe, chicken stock, corn tortillas, lime, soup, tortillas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 320kcal
Author Tristin Rieken

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves 4-6 breast pieces
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil divided into 1 T and 2 T portions
  • 1 medium white onion chopped
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons mild chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 14 ounces canned tomato sauce about 1 ½ cups
  • 8 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth 2 32 ounce containers
  • 1 small lime juiced
  • 5 cups tortilla strips

Optional:

  • Shredded lettuce
  • avocado
  • radish
  • cilantro
  • diced tomatoes
  • red onions
  • scallions

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan or dutch oven over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon oil and heat until hot and shimmering.
  • Add chicken breasts and cook until browned, about 2 minutes per side. Remove chicken and reduce heat to medium.
  • Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil, onion, garlic, chili powder and cumin. Cook until soft, about 3 minutes. 
  • Add tomato puree and cook while stirring, about 1 minute, being careful not to burn. Stir in chicken broth and add chicken breasts back to the liquid along with any accumulated juices. Bring to a simmer and cook until chicken reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove chicken all allow to cool, then shred with two forks or cut into slices.
  • Add the juice of 1 lime to the broth and season to taste with salt and pepper. Then serve broth with chicken and tortilla strips (and any garnishes) on the side. 

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 575mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1145IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2.4mg