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    Five-Star Restaurant's Chicken Tortilla Soup

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    4 hrs 30 mins

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    4 hrs

    Grace Lynn's Note:

    I got this recipe from my brother-in-law who used to work at this wonderful restaurant. The recipe he gave me was for 4 times this amount. I reduced it and tested it twice with excellent results. It is the best tortilla soup I have ever had!

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    1. 1
      Stock: Use a 16 quart stock pot and bring everything to boil.
    2. 2
      Lower heat and simmer until chicken floats (approx. 1 1/2 to 2 hours).
    3. 3
      Drain and reserve broth only.
    4. 4
      Save chicken for another use or you can shred it and put it into the soup.
    5. 5
      Soup: In the same stock pot, heat the vegetable oil on medium high heat and add garlic, onions, and serrano peppers, cook for a few minutes.
    6. 6
      Add the chicken stock, chipotles, corn tortillas, tomato paste, lemon juice, and sugar.
    7. 7
      Cook until the tortillas are dissolved.
    8. 8
      Use a blender and blend the soup when it's cooled.
    9. 9
      Re-heat the soup and garnish with cut up avocados, tortilla chips, sour cream, and shredded mozarella cheese.

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    Nutritional Facts for Five-Star Restaurant's Chicken Tortilla Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (463 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 102.8
    Calories from Fat 35
    Total Fat 3.9 g
    Saturated Fat 0.9 g
    Cholesterol 14.1 mg
    Sodium 118.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 12.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    Sugars 2.1 g
    Protein 5.3 g

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