South of The Border Chicken Soup

South of The Border Chicken Soup


"This is a very quick and easy chicken soup recipe to make and very savory as well."


servings 235 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 235 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 16.8 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 686 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in large stock pot; add tortilla strips and fry, stirring until golden. Once golden remove tortillas and place on paper towel, lined plate. Try absorbing as much oil as possible.
  2. Place onion and bell pepper into stock pot, over medium heat, and cook until soft.
  3. Add garlic, stir in flour and gradually stir in chicken broth.
  4. Add cooked chicken, frozen vegetables and chili powder and cook until thickened.
  5. Sprinkle with tortilla strips before serving.
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  1. 20 Ratings


I really liked this soup but I made some changes. Being from TX I thought the mixed vegetables sounded kind of funny so I added a can of kidney beans and a can of corn kernels instead. I also ad...

Great soup! I didn't have any tortillas but I'll be sure to have some around next time I make this! I also added 1/2 tsp ground cumin, use red and green bell peppers and an additional cup of chi...

Everyone in my family liked this recipe, and that's saying something! I did have to make a few substitutions and changes. I added a package of ramen noodles (saw that someone added extra veggi...

This is an excellent soup. My whole family loved it. They especially liked the fried tortillas on top of the soup. I highly recommend this recipe. Also instead of 2 cups of frozen vegetables...

This was an easy soup, however I ended up adding much more seasoning to it, it was a bit bland for our taste as is. Try adding, cumin, corriander and a bit more chili powder, once we did this an...

This was excellent & easy. I just added frozen peppers & onions (more then suggested)w/ salt & Pepper. Yummy. will make again.

very good.:)

Pretty good soup. Except for adding more frozen vegetables, I made it exactly as the directions advised. We did find the flavor to be a bit bland; next time I will add salt & pepper as the sou...

This was pretty good! I added a little velveeta towards the end and it added to the flavor. Very filling.