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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy! Adapted from:
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 package boneless chicken breasts or chicken fillets cut up into cubes
  • olive oil
  • Chicken Stock 1 large box + 1 can or min. 6 cups
  • cilantro chopped
  • 2-3 limes quartered leave out & cut 1 only in half to juice into soup
  • 2 avocados bite sized pieces
  • tortilla chips
  • pre shredded Mexican three cheese blend or shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, lower the heat to medium and cook until the onion is translucent.
  2. Add in peppers & cook a few minutes while stirring.
  3. Push the vegetables to the side of the pan, add the chicken and cook, stirring, until cooked on all sides.
  4. Stir in the chicken broth & lime juice. Lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes,( skimming any foam if there is any)
  5. Stir in the cilantro.
  6. While cooking prep the garnishes.
  7. Garnish with toppings in serving bowl

Recipe Notes

Cook time may very on size of cut up chicken.