El Torito Chicken Tortilla Soup

Recipe by Teddys Mommy
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Poach chicken breast in simmering chicken broth until done through, about 10 minutes.
  • Set aside until cool enough to handle and shred.
  • Combine chicken broth, chicken, red onion, carrots, potato, tomato paste, bay leaf, garlic, chipotle and jalapeno chilies, oregano, cumin and salt and pepper in large saucepan.
  • Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
  • Correct seasoning, if necessary.
  • Add zucchini, squash, pepper, lime juice and Sherry.
  • Bring again to boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
  • Add cilantro and mint.
  • Stir, then remove from heat.
  • To assemble, fry tortilla strips in hot oil until crisp. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
  • Ladle soup into each bowl.
  • Sprinkle with shredded cheese and tortilla strips.
  • Garnish each bowl with avocado slice and sprig cilantro. Serve at once.
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