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Grilled Chicken Tortilla Soup with salad

Grilled Chicken Tortilla Soup

Grilled Chicken Tortilla Soup. If you are looking for something light yet filling, a bowl of chicken tortilla soup is perfect for you. The red pepper marinade and grilled chicken give the soup an off the chart yummy flavor. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this soup is gluten free and dairy free.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chickentortillasoup, grilledchicken, grilledchickensoup, tortillasoup
Diet Category Healthy, gluten free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 294kcal
Author Alkaline Recipes


  • Grill


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups corn (if frozen, thawed)
  • 2 tablespoon liquid aminos or coconut aminos
  • 2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 10 corn tortillas

Chicken Marinade

  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • fresh cilantro and green onions for garnish


  • Rub olive oil and marinade spices on chicken breasts. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  • Saute onion, garlic, mushrooms, corn and tomatoes in olive oil in large pot. Add spices.
  • Cook chicken 10 minutes on each side on grill. (or until completely cooked). Slice chicken after removing grill.
  • Slice tortillas into strips. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes or until crispy.
  • Add chicken and vegetable broth to sauteed vegetables and mix well. Top with cilantro, green onions and tortilla strips.


If it isn't grill season, you can bake the marinated chicken for 30 minutes in the oven at 375 and then follow instructions to make the soup.
The photos show 3 chicken breasts; I only used 2 breasts in the soup, and used 1 for this grilled chicken taco salad.


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 294kcal