Pull chicken off of chicken bones, chop large pieces and put all edible parts in large pot, include any juice or gelatin from bottom of chicken container (all good for flavor).
Add all contents of canned ingredients, corn and chicken stock or broth to pot.
Add spices and minced garlic and heat all ingredients to a boil.
Turn down burner so pot simmers for 45 minutes – 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Prepare and serve remaining ingredients—cheese, cilantro and chips—as a garnish. Serve soup with fresh warm bread and butter.