Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Tortilla Soup

compliments of my fav lady Martha!

2 cloves garlice, minced
1/2 tsp ground coriander
ground pepper
2 boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 Tbsp lime juice
coarse salt
2 plum tomatoes coarsely chopped
1/2 cup frozen corn kernels
1 small minced jalapeno chilie (remove seeds for not as hot)
1 cup tortilla chips
3 scallions thinly sliced

In a small saucepan, bring 2 1/2 cups water to boil Add chicken, garlic, jalapeno, coriander and half the scallions. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce to a simmer; cover and cook until chicken is tender and opaque throughout; about 15 minutes.

Remove chicken and shred or thinly slice. Return to pan; stir in tomatoes and corn. Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes more.

Add lime juice and half the tortilla chips; stir to combine. Garnish with remaining chips and scallions; serve immediately.

* This recipie is only for 1 person - so I doubled it and it made lots for both of us. *