Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Chicken Tortilla Soup by my Mom YUM


OMW this is soooo good!!!!

The above one is my mom's recipe the below one is what I had on hand to make it like my mom's recipe....

Chicken Tortilla Soup

3-tablespoons olive oil
1-cup onion,chopped
3-teaspoons chopped garlic
1-2 jalapeno peppers,seeded and chopped
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2- teaspoon ground coriander
1-14oz can Fire Roasted tomatoes,chopped
6 -cups chicken broth
1-lb cooked,chopped or shredded chicken
1/4-cup chopped cilantro
2-teaspoons fresh lime juice
1-teaspoon cajun seasoning (Tony's)
1 Can of black beans
1.5 cu of frozen corn

Chipotle Crema (recipe below)

In a dutch oven or large heavy pot,heat oil on medium.  Add onions,garlic,peppers, salt,cumin, cajun seasoning and coriander and cook for 5 minutes.  Add tomatoes and cook stirring for 1 minute.  Add chicken stock or broth and bring to a simmer for 20 minutes.  Add chicken and simmer 5 minutes.    Add cilantro and lime juice stirring well.  Remove from heat.

Chipotle Crema(optional)

8 oz warmed cream cheese

1 tbs chopped chipotle peppers in Adobo Sauce
1/8 teaspoon salt