Chicken Tortilla Soup

I tried this soup for the first time yesterday. It turned out really well and was very easy to make! I actually found a couple of recipes and combined them together to create this one. Hope you enjoy!


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 TSP chili powder
  • 1/8 TSP cayenne pepper
  • 1 TSP cumin
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

  • 1 onion chopped
  • 5 cloves of garlic (can also use garlic powder)
  • 1 TBSP of olive oil
  • 1 TBSP chili powder
  • 1 TSP cumin
  • 1 (28 oz) can of crushed tomatoes
  • 2 (10.5 oz) cans of chicken broth
  • 1 (10.5 oz) can full of water
  • 1  (15 oz) can of corn
  • 1 (15 oz) can of hominy
  • 1 (4 oz) can of  green chile peppers
  • 1 (15 oz) can of black beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 Tortillas


  1. Combine first 5 spices and sprinkle on chicken breasts.
  2. Place chicken in skillet with olive oil and cook on medium heat until cooked through


  1. place all other ingredients, except tortillas, together in 5Q crock pot
  2. After chicken is cooked through, shred it and place in crock pot.
  3. Cook soup on low heat for 8- 10 hours. ( or 4-5 on high)
  4. When you are almost ready to eat place tortillas in the oven for 4 minutes on medium broil
  5. Sprinkle on top of finished soup

Let me know what you think!



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