Mexican Tortilla Soup

Mexican Tortilla Soup
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This Mexican Tortilla Soup is easy and healthy as well along with strong Mexican flavors. It satisfies your cravings as well. This Mexican Tortilla Soup is best dish for winters. Enjoy this Mexican Tortilla Soup in cozy evenings of winters.

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If you are tired of these central American dishes and want to try something hot in chill evenings than this Mexican Tortilla Soup is best for that. If you want to add meet/beef in the soup instead of chicken than you can add that too. All you need is that just increase the time of cooking.

Simple seasoned Mexican Tortilla Soup is just heavenly delicious and mouthwatering too. You can serve this cozy soup in the winter evenings, this will give comfort to you in winters. Mexican Tortilla Soup can be serve with fish cracker. Serving Mexican Tortilla Soup with fish crackers will increase the delicious flavor of Mexican Tortilla Soup.

One of the most famous recipes among people is soup. Many people find it easy to make soup when people are coming in their homes. In central part of America Mexican Tortilla Soup is very popular dish. It gives more delicious taste when serves with fish crackers and Tortilla strips.

Mexican Tortilla Soup

In winters everyone wants soup along with there meal. I can have soup along with every meal in winters but not in breakfast maybe. This soup is not only delicious but it is healthy too. The best part of this soup is that there is nothing unhealthy in this soup. Mexican Tortilla Soup contains only healthy ingredients. In addition you can add two different methods like stovetop and grill togerher.

How To Make Mexican Tortilla Soup

Take a deep pan and place it on the stovetop and turn the flame on. Cook the soup on medium range flame. Add some olive oil in the pan and heat the oil. Add onions, garlic, jalapenos, and tomatoes in the pan and cook until the vegetables are tender and soft enough. Now add salt and black pepper according to you taste and simmer properly.

Now prepare chicken stock by cutting chicken into fine pieces on cutting board. Add chicken in the pan with water in the pan and add some salt and black pepper in it. Bring it to boil for 10-15 minutes until chicken is cook fully. When the chicken is cook properly pour the water in separate container and separate the chicken.

Add tis chicken and stock in the pan and cook for 3 minutes. Meanwhile heat oil in separate pan and deep fry the tortilla strips in it until they are golden crisp, Place them in plate and sprinkle some salt on it. Serve the Mexican Tortilla Soup in bowls and serve them with tortilla strips.

Mexican Tortilla Soup

Is it Healthy To Use Grill Chicken

Everyone knows that chicken is good source of proteins. Chicken is already low in carbs and have low calories as well so by cooking it on grill helps in maintaining the low calories. In grill method we use no oil either or use some drops of oil which will helps in maintaining low carbs.

So grilling helps to maintain Whole30 diet as it includes no such ingredients which disturbs Whole30 diet routine. If you use skinless chicken than it will reduce more calories. If you have chicken with skin than you don’t need to take some tension as the calories on the skin of chicken is of unsaturated variety.

Servings Of Mexican Tortilla Soup

You can add any other vegetables in the soup or you can add them as toppings in the soup. If you do not like spices in the soup than you can serve jalapeno in separate with soup instead of adding them in the soup. If you want to make vegan soup than do not add chicken in it. Instead of chicken add some fresh vegetables in it. You can serve the soup with green onions, baked tortilla chips, plain Greek yogurt, salsa, hot sauce, or black olives

Mexican Tortilla Soup

Why this Mexican Tortilla Soup

This tortilla soup is best as it is healthy along with delicious taste. So must try this soup for once.

It is prepare in less time like you need few minutes to prepare this healthy dish. You can grill the chicken if you have plenty of time. By grilling the chicken it will reduce the calories of this dish.

This soup is best for Whole30 diet. It helps in maintaining calories.

You can make this soup for vegan as well. Do not add proteins in it and use fresh and healthy vegetables if you making it vegan.

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Mexican Tortilla Soup

Mexican Tortilla Soup is best dish for winters which is healthy as well as good in taste too. Prepare in very short time and can be serve with tortilla strips and fish crackers as well.

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Ingredients

  • 2 boneless chicken breast
  • 2-teaspoons chili powder 
  • 1-teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 2-teaspoons cumin 
  • 1-teaspoon brown sugar
  • Salt according to taste
  • Black pepper according to taste
  • 2-tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 ears of corn on the cob
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 and 15-ounce can black beans
  • 2 tablespoon Lemon water
  • 1  onion medium
  • 1-2 jalapenos
  • 3 teaspoons garlic
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • Tortilla strips

Directions

1- Cut the chicken into1/2 inch slices on cutting board. Add 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, and brown sugar in the chicken cut into slices. Now drizzle some olive oil on the chicken and mix together. Add some spices, salt and black pepper according to your taste. If you want your soup to be spicy than add some more spices in it. After margination place the chicken on grill and cook it for 5-6 minutes on medium flame. change the side of chicken after 2 minutes to make sure chicken is cook fully. Dice the chicken and set aside.

2- If you don’t have time to grill the chicken than you can make chicken stock as well. It is prepare in few times. Place chicken in deep pan and add water and chicken in it. Bring it to boil and boil it for 7-9 minutes. When chicken is cook fully pour the water in container and set chicken aside.

3- Meanwhile when chicken is on grill or chicken stock is preparing, rub the corn with oil and season it with some pepper and salt. Grill it for 5 minutes on medium heat. If you do not want to grill than boil the corn for 10 minutes in enough water.

4- Take a separate large bowl and add the remaining vegetables like jalapenos, beans,  diced tomatoes and green chilis, fire roasted tomatoes, chicken broth and grill corn in it.

5- Bring the mixture to boil and cook for 10 minutes until all the ingredients are settle down. Simmer it constantly to have a smooth texture. Stir in chicken, salt and pepper according to your taste in it and serve with your favorite sides.

Tips/Notes

  • If you want to have less calories Mexican Tortilla Soup than use skinless chicken, it will reduce more calories. If you have chicken with skin than you don’t need to take some tension as the calories on the skin of chicken is of unsaturated variety.
  • You can have this soup for Whole30 diet than use grill method to cook chicken. In grill method we use no oil either or use some drops of oil which will helps in maintaining low carbs.
  • You can make this Mexican Tortilla Soup for vegan too. Just replace chicken with some fresh and healthy vegetables.
  • Do not refrigerate the soup for nest time use. It may cause some health issue by using preserve soup.


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