Applebee's Chicken Cheese Tortilla Soup - Copycat

“This is a copycat recipe, but very good.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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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