Rich & Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup

Melissa Turner


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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15 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


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1 lb
boneless chicken,
2 Tbsp
cooking oil. divided
sweet yellow onion
4 clove
garlic, minced
64 oz
chicken broth
1 c
masa harina
2 1/2 c
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
1 tsp
1 Tbsp
chicken base


1 bag(s)
tortilla strips
cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make Rich & Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup


  • 1Cut 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.
  • 2Dice 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.
  • 3Add 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.
  • 4Serve and garnish with cheddar cheese and tortilla strips (usually found by the croutons).
  • 5Next 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!

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About Rich & Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup

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

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