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Chicken Tortilla Soup a la Ricardo


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Serves 8 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

2 chicken breasts
2 quarts of chicken broth
1 chicken foot (optional - for good luck)
4 diced tomatoes
2 diced onions
2 diced jalapenos (optional - for extra heat)
3 limes
6 sprigs of fresh cilantro (chopped)
2 avocados (thinly sliced wedges)
4 corn tortillas
corn oil or canola oil
salt & pepper to taste


Soup Directions



In a large pot, simmer the chicken breast in the chicken broth for about 5 minutes


Remove the breast from the broth


Reduce to medium heat, add tomatoes and onions & optional jalapenos


Shred the chicken breasts and return to the pot


Add salt, pepper and the juice of 3 limes


Let the the soup cook for about 20 minutes


Top with cilantro and avocados


Add tortilla to each individual serving to maintain some crunchiness


Enjoy!



Tortilla Strips Directions


Slice tortillas into thin strips.


Pan fry in canola or corn oil until crispy


Remove and place on paper towel to absorb excess oil


Salt to taste


Pairs Well With


Notes

Rick is the Foursquare Mayor of his local Mexican restaurant. That should give you a little indication just how much he loves Mexican food. A great and healthy way to enjoy the flavor of Mexico is with Chicken Toritilla Soup.

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