Applebee's Chicken Cheese Tortilla Soup - Copycat

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a copycat recipe, but very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté garlic and onions in oil in large pan or Dutch oven until soft.
  2. Add next 10 ingredients to pot, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Whisk flour/w ater mixture into soup.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add chicken and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add cream, sour cream, and cheese; stir until cheese is melted.
  7. Deep-fry tortilla strips in 350 degree oil OR spray with non-stick cooking spray and bake in a 400 degree oven until crisp.
  8. Sprinkle with salt if desired.
  9. Pour soup into bowls, pile tortilla strips into a "haystack" shape on top of the soup, garnish with cilantro.

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