Chicken Cheese SoupPrep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 30 min | Servings: 6 | Calories: 304
<p>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.</p>
- 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
- Place chicken on plate; brush both sides with lime juice. Sprinkle chili powder and cumin over both sides of chicken; let stand 10 minutes.
- Preheat grill or broiler. Grill or broil chicken 5 minutes per side or until cooked through. Cool; cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
- 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.
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