Applebee's Cheese Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

I love Applebee's!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté oil, garlic and onions in large pan or Dutch oven until soft.
  2. Add ingredients 4 through 13. Bring to low boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Cut tortillas into 1/4-inch strips and fry in oil or spray with oil and bake at 400ºF (while soup is cooking). Sprinkle with salt if desired.
  4. Thoroughly mix flour and water, then whisk into soup. Bring to a low boil, then simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Add chicken and simmer 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in sour cream and cheese (more or less of each, depending on taste). Ensure 165ºF serving temperature.
  7. After serving soup, pile tortilla strips into a "haystack" shape on top of the soup.
  8. Optional: garnish with freshly chopped cilantro.
Most Helpful

Love Love Love this soup!! It is a hit with my entire family and is requested often.

angeljenni4 May 05, 2011

i got this recipe on line and my aunt made it for her church for soup night.even though i'am not a soup person but it was a very good soup try it you will be impressed delicious

tiadlo March 30, 2009

My mother declares this heavenly. I thought it was very unique, but there was too much onion in it for me. It was probably the size of my onions; next time I'll use smaller ones. Thanks for the recipe, I'll definitely be using it again. :)

cellogirl2 March 24, 2008