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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Looking for a quick and easy dinner the whole family will love? Try this chicken soup with crispy tortilla strips using Celia’s corn tortillas 🤩 Celia’s can be found at your local Lowes Foods, Shop N Save, Food City, Ingles, Piggly Wiggly, IGA and online through our website! Click the link for more info 👍😊


  • Celia's Corn Tortillas

  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 jalapeño, diced and seeded

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • 1 can black beans, drained

  • 1 can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 can diced tomatoes with chiles

  • 1 cup corn, drained

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 tbs olive oil

  • Diced avocado

  • Sour cream

  • Salt


  • Start by slicing your Celia's tortillas into 1/4 inch strips.

  • Fry these tortilla strips in vegetable oil, then set aside and add salt.

  • In a large pot on medium heat, add 1 tbs of olive oil, 1 chopped onion, 1 diced and seeded jalapeño, and 3 cloves of minced garlic.

  • Cook until the onion is softened.

  • Add 3 cups of chicken broth, 1 can of drained black beans, 1 can of crushed tomatoes, 1 can of diced tomatoes with chiles, 1 cup of drained corn, the juice of 1 lime, 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro, 1 tsp of ground cumin, and 1 tsp of paprika.

  • Stir to combine.

  • Add 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts and bring to a boil over high heat.

  • Reduce heat to a simmer and cook uncovered for about 20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.

  • Remove the chicken breasts, shred with two forks, return back to the pot, and mix everything together.

  • Top with diced avocado, sour cream, and the homemade Celia's tortilla strips. Enjoy!

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