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Chicken taco soup bowl with dried chillies, avocado and lime
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5 from 3 votes

Smokey Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup

This soup is everything I thought it would be and more.  It is rich and light and deliciously smokey.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Lunch and Dinner
Cuisine: Keto, Mexican
Recipe Category: Low Carb
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 353kcal
Author: Megan

Ingredients

Variations of CHICKEN

    For this recipe you can use leftover cooked rotisserie chicken or 6 raw chicken thigh fillets. If using pre-cooked chicken this is added after slow cooking the soup

      Soup Toppings

      • coriander leaves
      • sour cream
      • pico de gallo
      • avocado
      • grated cheese of choice,
      • lime quarters
      • Tortillas sliced and fried
      • 1 packet Cheese Pops

      Instructions

      • Saute onion, garlic and chorizo (and chicken thighs if using) in olive oil over medium heat until chicken is lightly browned on both sides.
      • Add cumin and coriander and cook until fragrant.
      • Transfer to slow cooker and rest of soup ingredients and slow cook on low for 5 hours.

      Notes

      This recipe does make 8 serves and is easy to freeze and reheat for those days when you really can't be bothered cooking.
       

      Nutrition

      Serving: 1serve | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 693mg | Potassium: 792mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Vitamin C: 40.1mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 3mg | Net Carbs: 8g