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Chicken Enchilada Soup III

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"This is a copy of a favorite served at a local restaurant. My family loves it! Serve soup in bowls garnished with shredded Cheddar or Jack cheese and crumbed tortilla chips."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 290 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook chicken breasts in oil until well browned on all sides. Remove and set aside.
  2. Cook onion and garlic in remaining oil until onions are translucent. Pour in chicken broth.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together masa harina and 2 cups water until well blended. Pour into pot with remaining 1 cup water, enchilada sauce, Cheddar, salt, chili powder and cumin. Bring to a boil.
  4. Shred cooked chicken and add it to the pot. Reduce heat and simmer 30 to 40 minutes, until thickened.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 290 calories; 16.3 g fat; 13.8 g carbohydrates; 22 g protein; 74 mg cholesterol; 512 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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If you like the chicken enchilada soup form Chili's, then you will love this! For those of you who are unclear, masa harina is just a corn flour (similar to corn meal but ground much finer) and ...

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I made this soup once before using the processed cheese, exactly as written in another recipe. Everything is exactly the same except for the cheese and it was great. This time I did as others ...

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If you like the chicken enchilada soup form Chili's, then you will love this! For those of you who are unclear, masa harina is just a corn flour (similar to corn meal but ground much finer) and ...

This is everything you look for in a recipe; easy, quick, delicious and reheatable. It tastes exactly like an enchilada. I added chipotle pepper, halved the cheese, and used barbecue chicken br...

Karen, I want to thank you so much for this recipe. It's been a while since a new recipe wowwed me like this one did & my beau just raved about it. Awesome stuff, he said. As usual, I made some ...

This was excellent! I, like others, could not find "Masa Harina", so I bought something called Maseca......it's what you make corn tortillas out of, and it worked great, it really gave it that a...

Absolutely fantastic recipe!!! And additional thanks to the reviewer who suggested using corn tortillas instead of masa harina. I've used six tortillas and I've used 10. It's all good. The ri...

Please note...A+ recipe! However, I used hot tamale sauce (isn't really that hot) and 1tsp of cumin instead of half to make it more authentic. Also added a can of sweet corn to give the soup a...

This is an awesome recipe! Very close to Chile's Chicken Enchilada soup which is a favorite in our house. To save time, I just throw the shredded chicken in with all the rest of the ingredient...

I made this soup once before using the processed cheese, exactly as written in another recipe. Everything is exactly the same except for the cheese and it was great. This time I did as others ...

First off I want to say that I give this recipe 4 stars if made as written. I feel for my taste it needs a bit more spice than what the recipe calls for. I do want to add that this is a great r...