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
  • 1
    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


  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!

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About Rich & Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup

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

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