Applebee's Cheese Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Recipe by Little Bee
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sauté oil, garlic and onions in large pan or Dutch oven until soft.
  • Add ingredients 4 through 13. Bring to low boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Thoroughly mix flour and water, then whisk into soup. Bring to a low boil, then simmer 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Stir in sour cream and cheese (more or less of each, depending on taste). Ensure 165ºF serving temperature.
  • After serving soup, pile tortilla strips into a "haystack" shape on top of the soup.
  • Optional: garnish with freshly chopped cilantro.
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