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Applebee's Cheese Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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.

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