Thursday, October 1, 2009

Spicy Tortilla Soup

I got this recipe from Fresh Direct and made this the other night! Very yummy!

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Spicy Tortilla Soup
From "Real Simple® magazine"
Among hot peppers, jalapeños fall in the medium-spicy range. If you prefer something certifiably hot, substitute Serrano peppers.

Hands-on time: 20 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes

Makes 4 servings
1 store-bought rotisserie chicken
2 32-ounce containers low-sodium chicken broth
1 small red onion, finely chopped
2 jalapeños, seeded and thinly sliced
2 large tomatoes, seeded and roughly chopped
1 cup corn kernels, thawed if frozen, or fresh (from 2 ears)
A couple of handfuls of tortilla chips
1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1 ripe avocado, roughly chopped
1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled Feta
1 lime, cut into wedges
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Remove and discard the skin from the chicken. Place the entire chicken and the broth in a large pot over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a plate to cool. Strain the broth into another saucepan. Shred the chicken meat and add it to the broth, along with the onion, jalapeños, and tomatoes and their juices. Place over medium heat and cook for 5 minutes. Add the corn and heat until warmed through, about 3 minutes. Place some of the tortilla chips in each bowl. Ladle in the soup and top with the cilantro, avocado, Feta, and the remaining chips. Serve the lime wedges on the side.

5 comments:

Rachel H. said...

Yummy!! Sounds delicious!

Cee said...

That sounds good, I just made a weight watchers taco soup over the weekend...seems very similar!

Dollface said...

ummmm Jared would love this :) xxxoo

Suburban Princess said...

Sounds so yummy!
Thanks for the recipe!

Beth Dunn said...

Sounds yummy! xoxo

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