*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Texas Tortilla Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews                    Chicken
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  stick         butter
      1/2  cup           oil
    1      large         onion -- chopped
    1                    fresh jalapeno -- seeded & chopped
    4                    garlic cloves -- minced
    2      large         carrots -- diced
    6                    ribs celery -- diced
    1      pound         raw chicken meat -- diced
    1      teaspoon      ground cumin
    1      teaspoon      chili powder
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1      teaspoon      pepper
    3      teaspoons     bottled liquid hot red pepper sauce
      1/2  cup           flour
    1      can           (14 oz.) tomatoes
    4      cans          (10 1/2 oz.) chicken broth
                         Tortilla chips
    1                    juice of lime
 
 Garnish:  diced avocado, grated cheddar cheese, chopped cilantro.
 
  Heat butter and oil in large kettle and saute chopped onion, jalapeno, garlic,
  carrots, celery and chicken; simmer 5 minutes.  Combine with cumin, chili powd
 er, salt, lemon pepper, hot pepper sauce and flour.  Add tomatoes and chicken s
 tock.  Simmer 1 hour.
 
  To serve, put a few tortilla chips in bottom of 6 to 8 soup bowls and add a sp
 oonful of each garnish.  Serves 6 to 8.
 
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