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Our slow cooker chicken fajita tortilla soup is full of incredible Southwest flavors.
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SkinnyMS

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Tortilla Soup

Mildly zesty and full of Mexican flavors, this tortilla soup will surely become one of your favorites.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 263kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

Chicken Fajita Tortilla Soup

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 cups chicken stock optional broth
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 yellow onion medium, diced
  • 2 bell peppers seeded, stemmed, and diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 lime reserve juice
  • 11 ounces frozen corn kernels thawed

Instructions

To Make the Soup

  • Add 2 tablespoons oil to a skillet. On medium heat add chicken breasts and sear until lightly golden on both sides.
  • Add seared breasts, stock, onion, garlic, bell pepper, spices, salt, pepper, and tomato paste, to slow cooker.
  • Cook on low 5-6 hours or high 3-4, or until chicken is cook through.
  • Add lime juice and thawed corn. Cover and cook 3-5 additional minutes.
  • Shred chicken using a fork.
  • Serve topped with baked tortillas strips. If desired top with, optional sour cream, cilantro, and sliced avocado, if desired.

Tortilla Strips

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place tortilla strips on a nonstick baking sheet and lightly spray each side with cooking spray. Sprinkle on salt and pepper. Bake 20 minutes or until crispy and golden.

Notes

Optional:
  • 1/2 cup lite sour cream
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, diced
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced 

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 923mg | Potassium: 701mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1458IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8