Southwest Chicken Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Southwest Chicken Soup recipe? Learn how to make Southwest Chicken Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by shanikaarrington

Makes 4 servings



Every country has their chicken soup. In Mexico and the American Southwest, its common to top the soup with crunchy strips of corn tortillas.

Recipe Ingredients for Southwest Chicken Soup

1 tortilla 7" Yellow Corn Tortillas 12ct
0.5 tsp Chili Powder
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
1 serving Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 serving Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
1 medium Green Bell Pepper
1 clove Garlic
1 tbsp chopped Onions
1 pepper Peppers, Jalapeno
1/2 cup Petite Cut Diced Tomatoes
1 serving Broth Low Sodium Chicken
0.25 cup (8 fl oz) Water
1 serving Ground Cumin
1 oz Oregano
0.25 serving Monterey Jack
1 serving, raw Cilantro
1 fruit (2" dia) Limes

Recipe Directions for Southwest Chicken Soup

  1. Place tortilla strips on a baking sheet, coat with cooking spray, and sprinkle with chili powder and pinch of salt. Bake until crisp, about 6-8 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute chicken thigh pieces until lightly browned, 1-2 m inutes. Add bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, onion, and garlic, and cook until onions are tender, 2-3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and cook 1 minute.

  3. Add broth, water, cumin, oregano, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt to pan and bring to a boil over high heat. Divide soup among bowls and top with tortilla strips, chesse, and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges for squeezing.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 188.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
112
Calories from Fat
54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.0g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Sodium
478mg
20%
Potassium
149mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
10.0g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
7.3g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 61%
Calcium 4% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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