Red Robin’s Delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you’re looking for a tasty and easy-to-make soup that packs a punch of flavor, look no further than Red Robin’s Chicken Tortilla Soup. A delightful blend of traditional Mexican flavors and spices, this hearty soup is sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave your stomach satisfied.

The soup begins with chunks of succulent chicken, slow-simmered in a savory tomato-based broth with garlic, onions, jalapenos, cumin, and just the right amount of earthy chili powder. Sweet, smoky tomatoes and cheese are added to provide a contrast in flavor and texture, while zesty lime and cilantro add a zing of brightness to each bite. But it’s the crunchy golden tortilla strips that really make this soup special, transforming it from a delicious concoction to a decadent experience.


– 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 small onion, diced
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 1 jalapeno, finely chopped
– 1 teaspoon cumin
– 1 teaspoon chili powder
– 1/2 teaspoon paprika
– 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
– 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
– 4 cups chicken broth
– 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
– 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
– 1 lime, cut into wedges
– 2 cups tortilla strips


1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

2. Add the onion, garlic, jalapeno, cumin, chili powder, and paprika. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until the vegetables are softened.

3. Add the diced tomatoes, black beans, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes.

4. Add the cheese and cilantro and stir until melted. Simmer for another 5 minutes.

5. Taste and adjust the seasonings, if necessary. Serve hot with tortilla strips, lime wedges, and extra cilantro, if desired.

This comforting and filling Chicken Tortilla Soup is brimming with flavor and texture. The garlic, cumin, and chili powder provide a robust, aromatic base; the succulent chicken, tomatoes, and black beans provide substance and heartiness; and the bubbly cheese and crunchy tortilla strips offer an irresistible contrast with each bite. It offers a delicious taste of Mexican culture and a memorable eating experience perfect for a chilly day.

For another tasty twist on this traditional dish, try adding other ingredients like corn, bell peppers, avocado, or shredded chicken. You can also substitute ground beef for the chicken for a delicious variation. If you’re looking for other Mexican recipes to spice up your table, take a peek at our recipes for Mexican Street Corn and Carne Asada Fajitas.

Give Red Robin’s Chicken Tortilla Soup a try today and enjoy a delicious flavor adventure!