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Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Total Time Prep Time: 20 min. Cook Time: 35 min. Serves 8 servings

A bowl of spicy chicken soup garnished with cheese
Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Elevate your chicken tortilla soup to new heights by drizzling it with the bold and authentic flavor of Old Pueblo Poblano Salsa Ranchera. This tantalizing sauce adds the perfect balance of smoky heat and richness, creating a culinary experience that will have your taste buds dancing with delight!


1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed for seasoning

1 teaspoon paprika, sweet or smoked, plus more as needed for seasoning

black pepper, as needed for seasoning

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1 cup chopped white onion, ¼-inch dice

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 teaspoons cumin

1 teaspoon coriander

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 tablespoon chopped chipotle chilis in adobo sauce

1 tablespoon minced jalapenos

2 tablespoons Old Pueblo Poblano Salsa Ranchera

¼ cup tomato paste

¾ cup chopped red bell pepper, ¼-inch dice

1 cup corn kernels, fresh, canned or frozen

1 cup black beans, canned, rinsed and drained

14.5-ounce canned diced fire roasted tomatoes, plus juice

5 cups unsalted chicken stock

1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano

1 cup sliced corn tortilla strips, ¼-inch thick, 2-inch-long strips

1 tablespoon lime juice

¼ cup cilantro leaves, for garnish.


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