Chicken Tortilla Soup

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.

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.



About Delicious Goodies

Love life, the outdoors, photography, reading, cooking, baking, spending time with family. Just a girl next door in what I call paradise - Southern California. By no means a professional cook, I do enjoy cooking, trying new recipes and sharing with others. I hope you enjoy what you find here! I have one Vegan in the family, so we are always making two meals, rather fun, and it allows us to try new ideas. When I was in Middle School I use to help my Grandmother make cookie canisters - every year at Christmas we would make an assortment of cookies, breads, candy and put them in a wrapped canister and give them as gifts. I still enjoy this idea, although haven't done it that much - at least not an assortment of goodies. I think this year will be the year I go back to that idea and see how everyone likes it. Have a wonderful week, and spread kindness everywhere you go!
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