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       Title: EL TORITO CHICKEN AND LIME SOUP
  Categories: Soups, Mexican
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 qt Chicken stock
       2    Limes; (just the juice)
       1 t  Dried Mexican oregano
       1 t  Dried basil
       1 t  Pureed chipotle chile
       1    Bay leaf
            Salt & White pepper
       2    Chicken breast halves*
       1 c  Julienne-cut tomatoes
     1/2 c  Julienne-cut red onion
       1 T  Minced cilantro
       4 oz Jalapeno Jack cheese; cubed
       2    Corn tortillas;cut in strips
       1    Avocado*
       4    Lime slices
       4    Cilantro sprigs
  
   *Note- Chicken breasts should be cooked and shredded.  Avocado, peeled,
   pitted and sliced.
   Combine stock, lime juice, oregano, basil, pureed chipotle and bay leaf in
   stockpot.  Season to taste with salt and white pepper.  Bring to boil.
   Simmer 15 minutes.
       Add shredded chicken, tomatoes, red onion and cilantro.  Bring to
   boil.  Simmer 5 minutes.  Adjust seasonings to taste.  Ladle very hot soup
   into warm soup bowls.  Drop in cheese cubes.  Garnish each serving with a
   few tortilla strips, avocado slices, lime slice and cilantro sprig.  Makes
   about 1 quart.
       Each serving contains about 313 calories; 1102 mg sodium; 39 mg
   cholesterol; 20 grams fat; 16 grams carbohydrates; 19 grams protein; 1.5
   grams fiber; 57% calories from fat.
       Source-“Culinary SOS”, The Los Angeles Times, 2/27/92
  
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