Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

I found this recipe on a mailer from McCormick's spices and tweaked it a bit. It is simple to make and quite good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil and add chopped onion, cook for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add ancho powder, cumin, bay leaves, garlic powder and salt; cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Add broth, water, tomatoes and chilies, corn, and shredded chicken.
  4. Bring to a boil for 1 minute and then simmer for thirty minutes.
  5. While soup is simmering, heat oven to 400 and place tortilla strips on a pan.
  6. Cook for 8 minutes, turning over at the halfway point (keep and eye on these, you may need to adjust your cooking time according to your oven).
  7. Place soup in bowls, garnishing with cheese, sour cream, and tortilla strips.
Most Helpful

Excellent soup. Cut back to only 2/3's of the recommended chili powder and that was about right for us. Really enjoyed the tortilla strips-they make the soup!

sugarpea November 04, 2003