Chili's Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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Chili's Chicken Tortilla Soup

Pam Carver


I love this soup and have looked forever for the recipe. This is very close to the original at Chili's.

★★★★★ 1 vote


1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
skinless, boneless chicken breasts
1/2 c
diced onions
1 clove
4 c
chicken broth
1 c
masa harina
3 c
1 c
enchilada sauce
16 oz
velvetta cheese, diced
1 tsp
1 tsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
ground cumin


1Add 1 tbsp of oil to a large pot over medium heat. Add chicken breasts to pot and brown for 4 to 5 minutes per side. Set chicken aside.
2Add onion and garlic to the pot and saute over medium heat for about 2 minutes, or until onion begins to become translucent. Add chicken broth.
3Combine masa harina with 2 cups of water in a medium bowl and whisk until blended. Add masa mixture to pot with onion, garlic and broth.
4Add remaining water, enchilada sauce, cheese and spices to pot and bring mixture to a boil.
5Shred the chicken into small, bite size pieces and add it to the pot. Reduce heat and simmer soup for 30 to 40 minutes or until thick.
6Serve soup in cups or bowls and garnish with shredded cheddar cheese, crumbled corn tortilla chips and a spoonful of your favorite salsa or pico de gallo.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups, Other Soups
Hashtags: #chili's, #tortilla