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Todd Porter and Diane Cu
September 2011

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Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a stockpot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion and garlic and cook until onions are soft and translucent, about 3 minutes.

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  • Stir in canned tomatoes (including the juice), chicken stock, ground cumin, smoked paprika, ground oregano and cooked chicken. Bring to a gentle boil, and then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and top with tortilla strips and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

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