This recipe is based on one given to Andrea Dulong by a friend from Mexico. Look for the Mexican ingredients in Latin American markets and specialty stores. Or follow our substitution. Toasting the dried peppers removes any bitterness and adds flavour.
Southwestern Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe- Recipes The spices really liven up the flavor in this filling chicken tortilla soup. I often double the recipe, freezing leftovers for future meals or quick lunches. —Anne Smithson, Cary, North Carolina