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Chicken Tortilla Soup Mix

Wrap up this delicious soup mix for a helpful gift for a friend! They can use it when they need a quick dinner!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: edible gifts, jar gifts, jar mixes, soup, soup recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 411kcal
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • wide mouth mason jar


  • 1 cup long grain rice uncooked
  • 2 -2 1/2 cups tortilla chips crushed
  • 10-13 ounce can of chicken optional for the gift
  • 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 teaspoons powdered lemonade mix with sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried onion flakes


  • In a quart wide mouth-sized mason jar, place rice, pressing down carefully.
  • Next, add seasonings on top of rice. Put about 2 -2 1/2 cups crushed tortilla chips in a plastic zip-lock bag. Place tortilla chips inside the jar on top of rice. Close with lid. Wrap up with a can of chicken if you like.
  • Include a tag with the following directions:
  • Remove tortilla chips from the jar and set them aside. Pour remaining jar contents into a large pot. Add 10 cups of water and one 10-13 oz can of chicken and a can of diced tomatoes and green chilies. Bring to a boil, then lower heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Add tortilla chips, and cover and simmer for five more minutes. Tortilla chips can also be added on top of the soup. Make 12 Cups.


TIP: Pay special attention to expiration dates on all ingredients. You want to make sure this mix lasts as long as possible.


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 813mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 2mg