New Year's Tortilla Soup

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 cup diced onion
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup minced cilantro
1 1/2 cups diced tomato
2 jalepeno peppers, seeded and minced
2 teaspoons red chile powder
1 teaspoon crushed cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon crushed coriander seeds
1 teaspoon salt
Pepper to taste
1 cup drained hominy
1 quart chicken broth
5 corn tortillas, misted on both sides with oil

Heat the oil in a heavy 3-quart pot.
Add the chicken and saut? until lightly browned.
Add the onion and saut? until softened. Stir in the garlic, pepper, cilantro, tomato, jalapenos, seasonings and hominy.
Cook for a couple of minutes to concentrate flavors. Add the broth and simmer for 20 minutes.
Cut the tortillas in strips and bake in a preheated 375 degree oven until crisp, about 10 to 12 minutes.
Crush half of the tortillas and stir into the soup. Simmer for 15 minutes.
Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with the remaining tortilla strips.