Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe (One Pot Meal)

One Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick and easy chicken tortilla soup recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. A 30 minute meal with Mexican spices, beans, corn, chicken.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: chicken tortilla soup
Calories: 499 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 Jalapeno Deseeded, Finely chopped
  • 4 cups Chicken broth Low sodium
  • 2 cans Diced tomatoes 14.5 oz. cans
  • 1 can Black beans Drained, Rinsed, 15 oz. can
  • 1 1/4 cups Corn
  • 2 cups Cooked chicken Cut into small cubes or shredded
  • 1 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1.5 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp Cumin powder
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice Or lime juice
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro Fresh, Roughly chopped, For garnish
  • 3/4 cups Tortilla chips For topping
  • 1 cup Toppings of your choice Green onions, Sour cream, Jalapenos, Shredded cheese


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick pot over medium high heat.

  2. Add onion, garlic, jalapenos and saute until fragrant. 

  3. Add broth, tomatoes, beans, corn, chicken, chili powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, cumin powder, salt, pepper, lemon juice.

  4. Mix and bring to a boil.

  5. Let it simmer uncovered for about 10 minutes. During this time, if the soup starts to look too thick, add water (based on your preference) and continue to let it cook. 

  6. Turn off heat and top off with cilantro.

  7. Serve in bowls and top off with tortilla chips and any other toppings of your choice. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 499 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 52mg17%
Sodium 1063mg44%
Potassium 1266mg36%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 11g44%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 1625IU33%
Vitamin C 48.9mg59%
Calcium 177mg18%
Iron 6.7mg37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.