How to Make Rotisserie Chicken Tortilla Soup

One of my all time favourite soups. It's easy to make and great year round. It also freezers well. I make double best recipe and bag individual portions before putting them in the freezer.

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How to Make Rotisserie Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
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Chopped Rotisserie Chicken

Chopped Rotisserie Chicken

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Onion, quartered & Sliced

Onion, quartered & Sliced

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Chopped Garlic

Chopped Garlic

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Chili powder, Cumin, Oregano and Bay Leaves

Chili powder, Cumin, Oregano and Bay Leaves

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The Red team

The Red team

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Heat the oil in a large pot on Medium/Medium high. Add the onions and cook until translucent.

Heat the oil in a large pot on Medium/Medium high. Add the onions and cook until translucent.

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Add the garlic, cook another 5 minutes. Lower the heat if needed. Burned garlic, bad garlic.

Add the garlic, cook another 5 minutes. Lower the heat if needed. Burned garlic, bad garlic.

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Add chili powder, cumin & oregano. Stir to coat.

Add chili powder, cumin & oregano. Stir to coat.

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Add the Red team. All of it. Yes, the juice too. No draining. While you're at it, go ahead and add the chicken broth and water.

Add the Red team. All of it. Yes, the juice too. No draining. While you're at it, go ahead and add the chicken broth and water.

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Now get the temp back up. Not to boil, just hot.

Now get the temp back up. Not to boil, just hot.

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Add the chicken

Add the chicken

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Now crank up the heat and bring it to a boil. You might want to put a lid on this. This is splattery stuff here.

Now crank up the heat and bring it to a boil. You might want to put a lid on this. This is splattery stuff here.

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Lower the heat and add the bay leaves. You can spoon soup over them or just dip them in. Try not to break them, makes them harder to remove when your done.  Let it simmer for at least one hour.

Lower the heat and add the bay leaves. You can spoon soup over them or just dip them in. Try not to break them, makes them harder to remove when your done. Let it simmer for at least one hour.

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Time to eat!!! The garnishes are all optional.  You don't need any of them because this soup is awesome all by itself.

Time to eat!!! The garnishes are all optional. You don't need any of them because this soup is awesome all by itself.

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