Kissy's Easy Tortilla Soup - Best Ever!

“Yummy easy spicy tortilla soup that will keep for days in the fridge. This is my mother in law's recipe that I have written down because she's a dump and mix kinda girl! We like it really spicy so I use the HOT Rotel and all the Cayenne! For a time save you can use 3 can's of chicken breast.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For chicken: place raw chicken breasts in large soup pot and cover about 1/2 inch with water or chicken broth. If you use just water add a little salt, if you use chicken broth be sure to strain it and save it for soup broth. Bring chicken in water/broth to a boil, slightly reduce heat and boil about 10-15 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  2. While Chicken is cooking, de-stem cilantro and finely chop (I use a mini chopper), save for end.
  3. Remove chicken and set aside to cool for shredding.
  4. Strain and save broth for stock (if used water dump it).
  5. Rinse soup pan and put back on stove on medium heat, add chopped onion and sugar and cook onion in sugar until medium to dark brown, it will get dry and sticky.
  6. Add 32 oz Chicken broth, V8, Chili Powder, Cumin, Rotel, Cream Style Corn, Corn Niblets, Shredded Chicken and cayenne to taste.
  7. Bring to a slight boil reduce heat and cook about 5 minutes.
  8. Add drained Pinto Beans and cook another 5 minutes.
  9. Add Cilantro and stir.
  10. Serve soup over broken tortilla chips and garnish with Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream, Avocado and fresh squeeze of lime.

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