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Chicken Chipotle Tortilla Soup

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“This soup is quick to make, flavorful, and filling! Serve with warm tortillas and spanish rice. Garnish with chopped fresh avocado, Monterey Jack cheese, and crushed tortilla chips!”
1hr 25mins

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  1. Cut the chipotles in half and cover with hot water, steep for 30 minutes.
  2. After they soften, add the water and chipotles to a blender, add the garlic and blend till smooth.
  3. Scrub the chicken under running water.
  4. Cover the chicken with water in large pot.
  5. Bring to boil, adding half the chopped onion and salt.
  6. Boil chicken until almost falling apart (about 50 minutes).
  7. Remove chicken to cutting board, remove skin, and pull all the meat off with fork/knife.
  8. Return meat to pot.
  9. Add remaining chopped onion and spices and simmer for 30 minutes.
  10. Serve topped with corn tortillas, white cheese and avacado.

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