Dinner

Chicken Cheese Soup Recipe

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 304
697 Mexican Chicken Cheese Soup Ranchero
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Servings
6
Calories
304

Cumin, lime, chili powder, Colby-Jack cheese, tortilla chips and salsa come together to create this delicious Tex-Mex-inspired soup. If desired, top each serving with a dollop of sour cream, chopped cilantro and a sprinkle of Colby-Jack. This uncomplicated soup is perfect for lunch or a light but filling dinner.

Ingredients
  • 3 (12 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 3 cans (14 oz. each) reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups (6 oz.) broken baked corn tortilla chips
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Colby-Jack Cheese - Fine Cut, divided
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
Directions
  1. Place chicken on plate; brush both sides with lime juice. Sprinkle chili powder and cumin over both sides of chicken; let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill or broiler. Grill or broil chicken 5 minutes per side or until cooked through. Cool; cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
  3. Heat broth to a boil in large saucepan. Add tortilla chips; cover and let stand 10 minutes. Puree mixture in batches in food processor or blender; return to saucepan. Stir 1-1/2 cups cheese into broth mixture; cook over low heat until melted, stirring frequently. Stir in salsa and chicken; heat through. Ladle into bowls; if desired, top with sour cream. Sprinkle with cilantro and remaining cheese.

Nutrition Facts
6 Servings
Serving Size: (269g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.3 grams
Saturated Fat 7.9 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.2 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 18 grams
Dietary Fiber 3 grams
Protein 27 grams
Vitamin A 26RE
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Calcium 287mg 29%
Iron 1mg 6%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.