This is an easy delight to spice up any occasion. Use as a main course or a spicy delicious start.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine the chicken broth, corn, black beans, beef bouillon, broccoli, and tomatoes in a large pot over medium heat.

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  • While the broth mixture simmers, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet. Fry the tortilla strips in the hot oil until crisp. Remove from skillet and drain on paper towels. Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into the skillet. Once the oil is hot, add the chicken; cook and stir until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Stir in the lime juice, tequila, onion powder, garlic salt, cayenne pepper, and Cajun seasoning; cook another 2 minutes.

  • Transfer the chicken mixture to the pot with the broth mixture. Cook on medium 45 minutes; reduce heat to low and simmer another 45 minutes; ladle into bowls and top with tortilla strips and cheese to serve.

Nutrition Facts

347.1 calories; 17.5 g protein; 39.4 g carbohydrates; 34.5 mg cholesterol; 2636.6 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
03/22/2010
I adjusted to what I had. Used homemade chicken stock (6 cups) and 2 cans of tomatoes with chiles. Added garlic powder and onion powder to taste along with chili powder to taste. Omitted the bullion cube broccoli (used it the night before) tequila (drank it all while cooking!!!). cayenne and cajun seasoning. Mine got too spicy from just using the canned tomatoes with chiles so I added some sugar to cut the heat. Served with corn tortilla chips to crush avocado scallions cilantro limes hot sauce shredded cabbage radishes shredded cheese and sour cream so each could make their own to taste. The kids loved it with cheese avocado and cabbage us adults added EVERYTHING under the sun! It was great! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
09/13/2016
This was a very good but it was too spicy for my family Read More
21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
03/22/2010
I adjusted to what I had. Used homemade chicken stock (6 cups) and 2 cans of tomatoes with chiles. Added garlic powder and onion powder to taste along with chili powder to taste. Omitted the bullion cube broccoli (used it the night before) tequila (drank it all while cooking!!!). cayenne and cajun seasoning. Mine got too spicy from just using the canned tomatoes with chiles so I added some sugar to cut the heat. Served with corn tortilla chips to crush avocado scallions cilantro limes hot sauce shredded cabbage radishes shredded cheese and sour cream so each could make their own to taste. The kids loved it with cheese avocado and cabbage us adults added EVERYTHING under the sun! It was great! Read More
(21)
Rating: 4 stars
08/04/2009
We've tried a few "Chicken Tortilla Soups' on AR and this was really good! I didn't have brocoli so I added a can of green beans! I put in about 1/2 cup of salsa for more spice cuz that's the way we like it!.. I don't know that I loved the green beans but since they weren't part of the actual recipe I'll consider it my mistake! A close runner up to my favorite which is "Chicken Enchilada Soup" Thanks!:) Read More
(15)
Rating: 4 stars
04/16/2009
It was excellent!!! I did use some red pepper flakes for added heat and just used regular tortilla chips to save time. For additional greens I served it over a bed of fresh spinach. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/07/2010
This was delicious. We all had seconds. Used the bag tortillas. I accidently bought creamed corn so used that. It added more texture. I also used "Chili Makin's" pinto beans which had the chili sauce and seasoning so only had to adjust seasoning to taste. Read More
(7)
Rating: 5 stars
02/10/2010
This soup was excellent. I used less chicken stock and added 14 oz. can of tomatoes with green chiles then put the tomatoes in the blender. I will absolutely make this soup again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/01/2011
really good never had before because I'm not a fan of corn tortilla's but this get's a five star Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/15/2012
Easy and tastes great Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2015
This was quick and delicious. I made it exactly as written and everyone loved it. We had 6 people eat it and there were no leftovers. Great Recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/03/2014
Fantastic recipe! Will make again! 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper was plenty for this gal. Other than that a very fine recipe! Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
09/13/2016
This was a very good but it was too spicy for my family Read More