Chili’s Chicken Enchilada Soup

Chili’s Chicken Enchilada Soup

1/2 C. vegetable oil

1/4 C. chicken base

3 C. diced yellow onions

2 t. ground cumin

2 t. chili powder

2 t. granulated garlic

1/2 t. cayenne pepper

2 C. masa harina

4 qts. water, divided

2 C. crushed tomatoes

1/2 lb. Velveeta cheese, cubed

3 lbs. boneless, chicken breasts, cooked and shredded

In large pot, place oil, chicken base, onion and spices. Sauté until onions are soft and clear, about 5 minutes. In another container, combine masa with 1 quart water. Stir until all lumps dissolve. Add to sautéed onions and bring to boil. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add remaining water to pot. Add tomatoes and return to a boil, stirring occasionally. Add cheese and stir until it melts. Add chicken; heat and serve.

Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese, crumbled tortilla chips, and salsa.

Serves 16-20.

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