Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Introduction

Mexican chicken tortilla soup is the combination of Mexican and tortilla chicken soup. It has the flavor of mexican dishes served with tortilla strips. It may provide a healthy and tasty dinner. It is full of chicken, tortilla strips, and avocado. A handy recipe of Mexican chicken tortilla soup will be discussed in this blog.

Main Ingredients

Chicken, tortilla strips, avocado.

Time of preparation

10 to 20 minutes

Time of cooking

40 to 50 minutes

Serving

For 6 persons

Nutrients

This soup contains protein, vitamin, carbohydrate.

Preparation of the ingredients

·          Chop onion.

·          Garlic and some jalapeno are chopped.

·           Some celery are chopped.

·           Spring onion are cut into small pieces.

Ingredients

Chicken250-300 gm
Avocado2 pieces
Cream1 cup
Salt1 tablespoon
Pepper½ tablespoon
Onion1 medium
Celery½ Cup
Garlic
Jalapeno5 to 6 pieces
Oil2 tablespoon
Corn tortilla5 pieces

Preparation procedure to make tortilla strips

·         A pan is preheated.

·        Add oil to the pan and heat to medium flame.

·        Cut 5 corn tortillas into thin strips.

·        Fry them in the oil to brown.

·       Remove and let them drain the excess oil.

Preparation of Mexican chicken tortilla soup

·         Put the total amount of chicken into a cooking pot and add water to cover it.

·         Add oil and then chopped onion, garlic, jalapeno, spring onion are added  into the pot.

·         Boil them and then simmer for 30 minutes.

·          Remove the chicken to a glass plate and shred it.

·         The chicken then again has to be returned to the pot and simmer for another some minutes.

·         Some salt are spread over and is mixed well.

·         The soup is almost prepared and put it into a glass bowl.

·         Add some pinch of pepper.

·         Now the pre cooked tortilla strips are added to the soup.

·         Add some avocado pieces to garnish.

·         Finally the Mexican Chicken tortilla soup is ready.

Variation on the recipe

·         This soup can be served with noodles.

·         Cream and cheese can be added to make it tasty.

Tips for tasty soup making

·         Vegetables and chicken should be cut into proper size.

·         Take enough time to boil chicken and the vegetables

·         Use fresh avocado.

Nutritional value

The nutritional value of Mexican chicken tortilla soup (240 ml) is:

Calorie- 130 calories

Fat- 2 g

Carbohydrate- 17 g

Protein- 7 g

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