The Actual Applebee's Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Soup

“This is the actual recipe for Applebee's cheesy chicken tortilla soup, enjoy!”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
6-8 portions
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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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