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Chicken Tortellini Soup Recipe

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Lisa Walters


2 - 6 oz. chicken breasts
3 - 8-inch flour tortillas
1 - tbsp. olive oil or melted butter
- tsp. kosher salt
4 - cups chicken broth
1 - tsp. ground cumin
1 - tsp. regular chili powder
- tsp. cayenne pepper, optional
1 - 16 oz. jar chunky salsa
GARNISHES (Use as much as you would like)
sour cream
shredded cheese
cilantro, chopped
avocado, sliced
green onions, sliced
lime wedges

To poach the chicken, bring 6 cups of water to a boll. Add the raw chicken and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Turn off heat and cover. Let sit for 30 minutes in the hot water. Drain and then shred the chicken. While you are poaching the chicken, you can also bake the tortillas. Brush both sides of the tortillas with oil, sprinkle lightly with salt. Place on a cooke sheet and cut into strips. Place into COLD oven. Turn oven to 375. When oven reaches temperature, turn off oven but don't open the door until it cools down (about 30 minutes). Tortilla strips will be perfectly cooked.




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