Mexican Lime With Chicken or Turkey Tortilla Soup

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

I love this soup. simple but great flavor to start off a Mexican meal. Adjust the hotness to your own likeing. Although the original recipe did not say "cilantro" I believe at least a 1/4 cup of fresh chopped cilntro will really enhance the flavor of this soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray a skillet with lite olive oil and fry the tortilla strips until brown& crisp, drain on paper towel.
  2. Spray the pan again and saute the onions& chilis until tender but not brown.
  3. Add broth& turkey (whatever), cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoe, simmer 5 more minutes, stir in the lime juice.
  5. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  6. Ladle into hot bowls, add tortilla chips and garnish with a slice of lime.
Most Helpful

This has such a wonderful flavor. It reminded me of the tortilla lime soup I had in Mexico. A definite keeper!

Kannwilson May 06, 2002

This was a VERY tasty soup - FULL of flavour. Not NEARLY as spciy as I thought it might time I'll just ad in a few more jalapenos! HIGHLY recommended soup!

Ennoia February 16, 2004

The only thing missing from this recipe is cilantro! It's the finishing touch! Loved it!

Lucky Clover January 24, 2010