Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is a spin-off of Trisha Yearwood's Chicken Tortilla Soup. The first time I cooked it I followed the recipe exactly and it was very good. However, I never can leave well enough alone. I added some things and took away some things and came out with this version which turned out to be just right.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lightly season chicken breasts with Tony Chacherie seasoning to taste.
  2. Melt butter in large heavy stockpot over medium heat.
  3. Lightly brown chicken breasts in butter.
  4. When lightly browned remove and set aside.
  5. In stockpot add onions and bell pepper.
  6. Saute' until soft, about 30 minutes.
  7. Add flour and stir well, cooking for about 3 minutes.
  8. Add all remaining ingredients except heavy cream and chicken.
  9. Bring to a simmer.
  10. While waiting for mixture to come to a simmer, coarsely chop reserved chicken and add to pot.
  11. Simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  12. Add heavy cream and gently simmer for 10 minutes.
  13. Serve in individual bowls with crushed tortilla chips on top.