Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ingredients:
Chicken – 200 gms, cooked, finely chopped or shredded
Onion – 1, small, chopped
Red Capsicum – 1/2, chopped
Green Capsicum – 1/2, chopped
Jalapeno – 1, chopped
Garlic – 1 clove, minced
Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1/4 tsp
Dried Oregano – 1 tsp
Tomatoes – 1 cup, chopped
Chicken Stock – 2 1/2 cups
Sweet Corn Kernels – 1 cup
Sunflower Oil – 3 tsp
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped
Juice of 1/4 Lime
Salt as per taste
Tortilla Chips – to serve (available in supermarkets)
Slices of Avocado to garnish (optional)

Directions:
– Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
– Saute the onions, garlic and capsicums for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring from time to time.
– Add the cumin powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and oregano.
– Stir well and cook for a minute.
– Add the chopped tomatoes and chicken stock.
– Stir and bring to a boil.
– Reduce flame and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
– Add the chicken and sweet corn.
– Simmer for another 3 to 4 minutes.
– Remove the pan from the flame.
– Add lime juice, coriander leaves and salt.
– Stir to mix.
– Add some tortilla chips to serving bowls.
– Pour the soup on top.
– Garnish with some more tortilla chips and avocado slices.
– Serve with a dollop of cream if desired.

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