Dionicia's Famous Chicken Tortilla Soup

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is simply the BEST of the BEST!! The recipe comes from Ernesto's Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. If you find a better recipe, I sure would like to know about it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil tomatoes 10 minutes.
  2. Place tomatoes and next 8 ingredients in blender and blend for 4 minutes.
  3. Saute onion in oil and add blender contents by pouring through a mesh strainer.
  4. Add one quart of water to strainer and swirl.
  5. Put leftover ingredients from strainer in 1/2 cup of water, blend well and strain into pot.
  6. Add one more quart of water.
  7. Add chicken bouillon and chicken pieces and boil until chicken is cooked.
  8. Fry tortilla strips in oil until crispy.
  9. Heat 8-10 oz. of stock for each serving. Place one piece of chicken in stock to heat and then debone.
  10. Fill bowl with a handful of chips, 3-4 avocado slices, meat of one piece of chicken, cover with mozzarella cheese.
  11. Pour boiling broth over ingredients in bowl and serve.


Most Helpful

This is simply the best tortilla soup I've ever had. If I had tortilla soup like this as a kid, I'd have loved Tortilla soup all my life.

atrainer_13067416 March 26, 2013

Excellent soup, and I have had the original. The "6 large peppercorns" are actually allspice.

lkojio_919837 January 05, 2013

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