The Actual Applebee's Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Recipe by mojoloh
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Sauté oil, garlic and onions in large pan or Dutch oven until soft.
  • Add numbers 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 400 degrees F (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 165 degrees F serving temperature.
  • After serving soup, pile tortilla strips into a "haystack" shape on top of the soup.
  • Optional: garnish with freshly chopped cilantro.