Copycat Chili’s Chicken Enchilada Soup

A flavorful, warming soup full of chicken that is very close to the popular Chicken Enchilada Soup served at Chili’s!

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Enchilada Soup Recipe:

1 lb. cooked chicken, shredded

1 garlic clove, minced

4 cups chicken broth

1 cup masa harina

3 cups water

1 cup enchilada sauce

16oz   Velveeta cheese, cubed

1 tsp salt

1 tsp chili powder

1/2 tsp cumin

Garnish: shredded cheddar cheese, tortilla strips, pico de gallo

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*Pour  chicken broth into a large pot.   Add garlic.

*Combine masa harina with 2 cups water in a medium bowl & wisk until blended.

*Add masa mixture to pot with chicken broth & garlic.

*Add remaining water, enchilada sauce, cheese, & spices to pot and bring mixture to a boil.

*Add chicken to the pot.   Reduce heat & simmer soup for 35-40 minutes or until thickened.

To make tortilla strips: Cut small corn tortillas into 1/4 inch wide strips.   Heat oil in a fryer or pan  to 350 degrees.   Fry tortilla strips for about 1 minute or until crispy.   Dry on a paper towel & add salt.

To serve soup: Top with tortilla strips, shredded cheddar cheese, pico de gallo or salsa.

One Comment

  1. Texasholly says:

    I can’t wait to try this! It sounds absolutely YUMMY!

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