Wednesday, July 30, 2014

What Bite Takes You Home? #TheHundredFootJourney Chicken Tortilla Soup

  Chicken Tortilla Soup by Dawn Gosdin
Notice my Mickey Flatware
 How to make it:

  • Peel, clean and wash all vegetables. (Give them a bath & a massage)
  • Place bell pepper, onion, celery, carrot and cilantro in a food processor and chop fine.
  • Heat sauce pot over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes. Add butter, olive oil and bacon fat.
  • When the butter has fully melted, add the vegetables, white and black pepper, chili powder and cumin, salt, and garlic. Cook until the onions are translucent and slightly brown. While the vegetables cook, chop the tortillas in the food processor until fine. Add tortillas to the sauce pot and cook until soft.
  •  Add the chicken stock to the sauce pot and bring to a boil.
  • While the soup is coming to a boil, prepare the roux (Roux is a mixture of equal parts fat and flour used for thickening sauces and soups.) Heat a 6-10-inch sautĂ© pan over med-low heat. Add butter and melt fully. Add the flour and mix thoroughly using a wire whip. Cook roux for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add roux to the soup using a wire whip. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Add diced chicken breast.
  • Finely chop the tomatoes in food processor. Add corn and tomatoes to the soup and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Ladle soup in equal parts into 8 heated soup bowls. Garnish each with fried tortilla strips, shredded cheese and Pico de Gallo and you’re finished~ VoilĂ 

“Chicken Tortilla Soup, “takes me home” even though I only live two blocks from my parent’s, lol! Woot*O*



  1. This looks and sounds amazing! I can almost "smell" it simmering on top of the stove right now!

  2. I'm going to print or copy this one! Then give it to my hubby ! Looks delicious - perfect for Sunday football!!! House would smell great too!

    1. Cheryl
      The house smells fantastical while cooking & it will go perfect with Sunday Football!