Tortilla soup

Tags: Mexican, Las Cosas, soup
Created: 2016/10/10
. Serves 6. 15 steps
16 New Mexico dried red chiles wiped clean, stemmed, seeded, and toasted for 30 seconds pour stock over chiles and leave 20 minutes or until softened reserve 6 chiles Cut into thin strips and quick-fry in hot oil. Drain on paper towels. Arrange avocado slices, tortilla strips, cheese and fried chiles in soup bowls. Ladle soup into the bowls and serve immediately.
3 cups rich chicken stock heat other chiles and stock Blend until smooth strain Simmer for 20 minutes Discard coriander from soup
3 large ripe tomatoes cut out cores, and cut a small X at the opposite end. Grill over high heat until nicely blackened, then cut into quarters
3 cloves garlic
3 more cups rich chicken stock   add
12 sprigs coriander
6 small corn tortillas Brush tortillas with oil on both sides, and cut into 1/2 cm strips. Spread in an even layer and bake until golden and crisp.
vegetable oil
1 medium avocado slice
120g queso fresco cut into 1 cm cubes
Use mozzarella if queso fresco is unavailable.