This was just as good as the reviews state, which frankly suprised me from the simple ingredients. I stayed pretty true to the recipe, but did add one fun enhancement: I bought a package of chicken thighs to use for the shredded chicken. Instead of cooking and shredding them ahead of time, I trimmed the skin and fat off them and set that aside, and just cooked the thighs in the soup, removing and shredding the meat near the end. But the really fun part was that I chopped the chicken skin/fat into bits, and then rendered it in a pan. Once the skin bits started to get brown, I removed them to a plate, and then used the chicken schmaltz in the pan to fry the tortillas in. Afterwards, I saved the remaining schmaltz for another use, and then put the skin bits back into the pan to finish frying them. Fry them until they are a dark golden brown and very crisp. You can sprinkle them on top of the soup, with the tortillas, or on top of salad instead of bacon bits, etc.
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This was just as good as the reviews state, which frankly suprised me from the simple...