Sopa Azteca Recipe

Sopa Azteca is probably one of abuela’s favorites! The Sopa Azteca is a staple traditional Mexican dish that combines the creamy taste of avocados with tortillas.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes


  • 1 large ancho chiles.
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • Chopped white onions and cloves.
  • 2 tablespoons of canola oil
  • 5 cups of chicken broth
  • 4 cup of shredded chicken breast
  • 6 thinly sliced corn tortillas


  1. Blend diced tomatoes, onions, and garlic with soaked chiles.
  2. Transfer the blended mix in heated oil over medium heat.
  3. Let it thicken for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Now, add the cilantro and the chicken broth. Bring to a boil.
  5. Once done, let it simmer by reducing the heat to medium-low. Add the pepper, salt, and chicken, and cook for an additional for 10 more minutes.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer. Add the salt, pepper, and chicken. Cook for 10 more minutes.
  7. While doing this, heat about 4 cups of oil using a large pot.
  8. Fry tortillas in the hot oil until it’s brown and crispy. Drain the excess oil with paper towels.
  9. Serve and add tortilla chips and any other side dish of your choice.

Nutrient Information

Calories: 463; Fat: 17.9g; Carbohydrate: 60.19g; Protein: 20.69g.