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Lime And Tortilla Soup

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Ingredients
  Corn tortillas 2
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying Tortillas, plus 2 teaspoon)
  Chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  California chile/1/4 cup canned chopped green chilies 1 , roasted, peeled, chopped
  Chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Shredded cooked chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Tomato 1 , chopped
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon (Or More)
  Lime slices 4 Large
Directions

Cut tortillas into 1/2 x 2-inch strips.
Fry in 1/2-inch 365-degree oil in small skillet until brown and crisp; drain on paper towel.
Saute onion and chili pepper in 2 teaspoons oil in large saucepan until tender but not brown.
Add chicken broth, chicken and salt.
Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
Add tomato.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Stir in lime juice.
Sprinkle tortilla strips into soup bowls; ladle soup into prepared bowls.
Top each serving with slice of lime.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Lime
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1164 Calories from Fat 1058

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 120 g183.9%

Saturated Fat 16.6 g82.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 27.7 mg9.2%

Sodium 747.7 mg31.2%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.4%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 11 g22.7%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C 33.7%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 6.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lime And Tortilla Soup Recipe