Rich & Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup

Melissa Turner

By
@Mlturner908

I have been fiddling with this recipe for some time now. I just love Chili's chicken enchilada soup and I do have to say this is better.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
boneless chicken,
2 Tbsp
cooking oil. divided
1
sweet yellow onion
4 clove
garlic, minced
64 oz
chicken broth
1 c
masa harina
2 1/2 c
water
1 can(s)
tomato paste
10 oz
red enchilada sauce
10 oz
rotel tomatatoes with green chili's
1 pkg
enchilada seasoning mix
20 oz
velveeta cheese
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
cumin
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
chicken base

GARNISHES

1 bag(s)
tortilla strips
cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut chicken into cubes. Over medium heat add 1 tablespoon of oil to a large stock pot and cook chicken until done. About 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2
Dice onion and mince garlic while chicken is cooking. Now add 1 tablespoon oil back to pan and cook onions and garlic for about 5 minutes over medium low heat.
3
Add chicken broth and 1 tablespoon chicken base to the onions. In the meantime stir one cup of masa into 2 1/2 cups of water. Add masa, tomato paste, rotel tomatoes, enchilada sauce, enchilada mix, chili powder, cumin, salt and cubed velveeta cheese. Turn up heat to medium high and bring to a boil. Stir in chicken.
4
Serve and garnish with cheddar cheese and tortilla strips (usually found by the croutons).
5
Next time I am thinking about adding some veggies to this. Such as corn and black beans. I'll let you know how it comes out or if you try it let me know. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy