On a chilly evening, nothing beats a bowl of warm and spicy chicken tortilla soup with hominy. This recipe tastes deliciously authentic but is still very simple to make.
Hominy is made from whole corn kernels. The kernels are soaked in lime and then the hull and germ are removed. Hominy is one of the best secrets for making incredible salsa, chili, and tortilla soup!
Hominy adds just the right mild sweetness and chewy texture to this easy chicken tortilla soup. You can switch it out for fresh or frozen corn if you’d like, but I recommend trying your soup with hominy. It tastes amazing!
Make this soup your own by choosing your favorite toppings. I like to add a few different toppings for flavor and texture. Here are a few ideas:
I love the taste of freshly fried tortilla strips. You can buy them premade or use tortilla chips, but I promise you are missing out! It’s worth a few minutes to make them fresh.
Have a question? Here are a few of the most common questions about this recipe:
What supplies do I need to make this easy chicken tortilla soup?
All you need are the following:
Do I have to use the Better than Bouillon Chicken Base?
I definitely recommend that you use the chicken base for this soup. It’s is one of the main ingredients that give this recipe such a delicious flavor. Using a substitution will change the taste completely.
Can you freeze chicken tortilla soup?
Yes! This recipe freezes well. Put into freezer bags and the soup will keep for 3-4 months. Thaw in the refrigerator and heat in the microwave or on the stovetop. Then add your tortilla strips and toppings, and you’re ready to go!
Did you make this easy chicken tortilla soup with hominy? I’d love to see your creations on Instagram! Make sure to tag your post with #azbrecipes or #azestybiterecipes, so I’ll be sure to see them. Enjoy!
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