Menu

Chicken Tortilla Soup

  • Details
  • Related Items

As fall approaches its good to have a couple of soup recipes on hand for those cold, snowy days that will be here before you know it. So with the cold in mind, Bachelor Cooking presents our very own Chicken Tortilla Soup.

Chicken-Tortilla-Soup-2

Prep Time: 10 min       Cook Time: 30 min

Ingredients:

  • Shredded Chicken (from rotisserie) about 3/4 of the chicken.
  • Unsure
  • Tortilla Chips
  • 1 Carton Chicken Stock (broth)
  • 2 dashes oil (olive or vegetable)
  • 1 cup diced Yellow Onion
  • 1 small bunch of Green Onions
  • 1 small bunch of Cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 Jalapeños, seeds removed and diced (don’t touch your eyes)
  • 4 Garlic Cloves crushed
  • Paprika (sweat & spicy spice)
  • Dried Oregano  (seasoning)
  • Cayenne Pepper (spicy)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 5 Roma Tomatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 cans of Mexican Tomato Sauce (spicy stuff, not for spaghetti)
  • The juice squeezed from two large Limes
  • Cheese (queso fresco, monterrey jack, or mexican blend)
  • Avocados (2)

 

Directions:

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot. When warm, add onions, green onions (most but not all), jalapeños, cilantro (most but not all), and garlic.
  2. Add in the spices. Start with a little of each and then add more of the flavor you’d like. Remember: You can always add more, but you can’t take it back out. Mix well and cook on low heat for 10 min, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes and cook for another 10 minutes–stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the chicken stock, tomato sauce, and shredded chicken. Bring to a boil and then immediately reduce the heat to low and let simmer for 10 min–stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the lime juice and take the pot off the stove.
  6. Serve hot with avocado slices, cilantro, green onions, lime wedges, and tortilla chips on the side.

 

Chicken-Tortilla-Soup-1

Tips & Tricks:

  • This makes great leftovers.
  • You can adjust the spicy level by adding more or less: jalapeño, cayenne pepper, and paprika.
  • Lime Juice also helps cut some of the spice.
  • Add more or less chicken stock to make it a thinner or thicker soup/stew.

 

Give a bachelor some food and he’ll eat for a day; teach that bachelor to cook and he’ll eat for life.

 

Chicken Biyrani (Indian)

This is one of the easiest ways I’ve found to make delicious tasting indian food. Try this Biyrani recipe on your own or with some friends. Prep Time: 5 min    Cook Time: 35 min …

Chipotle Chicken Sliders

Chicken Sandwiches are delicious, but if you put some chipotle spread and make them miniature people will beg you to cook for them all the time. Prep Time: 10 min    Cook Time: 15-20 min …

Chicken Pad Thai

Chicken Pad Thai is one of my favorite Asian Meals. It’s got pieces of chicken tossed and stir fried with rice noodles in a tangy, sweet, and savory sauce. Pleasing to any palate. Prep Time: …

Fajita Tacos

Fajita Tacos are delicious. Tacos as a whole are crazy delicious; but these fajitas take it too the next level. Try these next time you’re in the kitchen and want a dish with some sizzle. …

Tortas

A bachelor staple is the sandwich. But down in Mexico, the locals make a sandwich that outshines any turkey on wheat. For your next lunch try this Bachelor Recipe version of the Mexican Tortas. Prep …