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Chicken Tortilla Soup

We have served this recipe to hundreds of customers and friends. As a result we have received so many requests for the recipe we decided to offer it to the public. Impress your family and friends with this great Texas Brew Products original Tex-Mex dish.

Recipe by Brenda Craig, Texas Brew Products

Prep Time:
15 Min
Cook Time:
25 Min
Ready In:
40 Min

Ingredients

1 cup Texas Brew Honey Roasted Chipotle Salsa, Mild
4 quarts of water
4 large skinned split chicken breast or an equal amount of chicken tenders.
24 oz. tomatoes, diced (canned or fresh, excellent if using fresh to roast them the grill first)
10 oz. can tomatoes and green chilies
8 oz. can tomato sauce
1 large onion, chopped (excellent if sautéed until caramelized before adding to stock)
8 to 10 chicken bouillon cubes
3 Tbsp. cumin
1 bunch cilantro, rinsed, patted dry, fine chopped stems and all
1 Tbsp. fajita seasoning
¾ cup white rice (optional)

Directions

In a large stew pot add water, chicken, tomatoes and green chilies (mild, regular or hot), tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, chopped onion, bouillon cubes, cumin, fajita seasoning, and Texas Brew Honey Roasted Chipotle Salsa. Bring to a boil and simmer till chicken is tender. Turn off heat and remove chicken to cool.

When chicken has cooled, cut up or tear into strips and add back into your stew pot. Add rice. Bring to a simmer and cook until rice is tender, approx. 20 minutes.

Assess if you need to add extra water (soup stock should not be thick). If more water is necessary add extra Texas Brew Honey Roasted Chipotle Salsa, cumin, fajita seasoning or bullion to taste and simmer approx. 5 more minutes.

Turn off heat and add chopped cilantro. The flavor of the cilantro is best when added last and left to wilt in the warm soup. Remove from heat and serve. Follow serving instructions below.

Suggestion

Serve soup hot with shredded cheese and tortilla chips. Dip or add chips to soup. Optional cheeses are: mild cheddar, Colby-Jack, or Mexican four cheeses packs which is an excellent option for a more authentic taste.

Serve It Up

Serve soup hot with shredded cheese and tortilla chips. Dip or add chips to soup. Optional cheeses are: mild cheddar, Colby-Jack, or Mexican four cheeses pack which is an excellent option for a more authentic taste. You may also add avocado wedges and a scoop of sour cream. Makes a whole lotta soup which is even better when served the next day.

Recipe is in these categories: Chicken, Featured, Soups and Stews

 

NOTE: While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of these recipes, Texas Brew Products and the author assume no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein.

 

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