Chicken tortilla soup served in a black bowl with toppings

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
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Chicken Tortilla Soup is a hearty Mexican soup that really warms the soul. Topped with fried tortilla chips, its packed with flavour and will be a great addition to your dinner rotation!

Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mexican Tortilla Soup


  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced Garlic
  • 2 Jalapenos deseeded and chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried Oregano
  • 1 14 ounce can fire roasted crushed Tomatoes
  • 4 skinless and boneless Chicken Thighs diced into bite sized pieces
  • 4 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup Corn Kernels
  • 1 14 ounce can Black Beans drained
  • 1 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • Tortilla Chips, Cilantro, Lime Juice, Sour Cream for topping


  1. Heat olive oil in a dutch oven and add onions, garlic and jalapeno. Saute till the onions are soft.

  2. Add all the other ingredients except black beans to the pot and stir to mix. Bring this to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.

  3. Add the black beans and simmer for 3 more minutes. Serve hot topped with tortilla chips and your favourite toppings.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 79 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 55mg2%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.