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Chicken Tortilla Soup


Nutritional Information
(per serving)
Calories 350
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 1175mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars --
Protein 28g
Calcium --

Read more: Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe - Good Housekeeping

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  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 3 tablespoon(s) vegetable oil
  • 1 jar(s) (15.5-ounce) mild chunky tomato salsa
  • 1 can(s) (14.5-ounce) lower-sodium chicken broth, about 1 3/4 cups
  • 1 3/4 cup(s) water
  • 1 pound(s) skinless and boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup(s) reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and chopped


Servings 4


Step 1

Cut tortillas in half, then cut halves crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick strips. In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil on medium until shimmering. Add one-third of tortilla strips. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp, stirring. With slotted spoon, transfer to paper towels to drain. Repeat with remaining tortillas in 2 batches. Discard oil in pan.

2. To same saucepan, add salsa. Cook 3 minutes or until thickened. Stir in broth and water and heat to boiling. Reduce heat to maintain gentle simmer. Submerge chicken and half of tortilla strips in liquid. Cover and cook 12 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center (165 degrees F). With slotted spoon, transfer chicken to plate. With 2 forks, shred chicken into bite-size pieces. Transfer soup to blender and puree until smooth. If necessary, return soup to pot and reheat.

3.Divide soup and chicken among bowls. Top with sour cream, avocado, and remaining tortilla strips.


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