The Actual Applebee's Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Soup

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by mojoloh

This is the actual recipe for Applebee's cheesy chicken tortilla soup, enjoy!

Top Review by Mom2Danny

Super yummy and easy recipe ! I used a can of campbell's fiesta cheese soup instead of the velveeta. Did not have any jalepenos so added some sriracha ( and wished I had added a can of chopped green chilis I found in my cabinet when I was done cooking - LOL) .<br/><br/>My 7 year old loved it and is taking some in his thermos for lunch tomorrow :-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté oil, garlic and onions in large pan or Dutch oven until soft.
  2. Add numbers 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 400 degrees F (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 165 degrees F 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.

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