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Chicken Enchilada Soup

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This simple soup tastes great with freshly shredded mozzarella cheese and Fritos.

Ingredients

  • 3 whole Chicken Breasts, Seasoned And Boiled, Then Shredded
  • 1 whole Small Onion, Chopped
  • 1 whole Garlic Clove, Pressed
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 4 ounces, weight Can Chopped Green Chilies
  • 15 ounces, fluid Chicken Broth
  • 15 ounces, fluid Beef Broth
  • 10 ounces, weight Cream Of Chicken Soup
  • 1 Tablespoon Steak Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1-½ cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 dash Chili Powder (optional)
  • Optional Garnishes: Chopped Cilantro, Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, Fritos, Etc

Preparation

Place 3 chicken breasts in a large saucepan and fill with water, add a few dashes of salt. Boil until chicken is done, about 20 minutes. Drain water and shred breasts with fork. Set aside.

In large soup pot, saute chopped onion and 1 garlic clove, minced in 2 Tablespoons butter. Once the onion softens, add all other ingredients (except garnishes and chicken) and bring to a rolling boil. Turn heat to medium-low and stir in chicken. Simmer 30 minutes to meld flavors.

Serve with freshly shredded mozzarella cheese and Fritos.

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4littleFergusons on 12.21.2010

Thanks Lisa! I am SO glad you liked it, whether you were prepared for the taste or not! lol :)

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lisavanmac on 11.29.2010

This soup is great. I made it tonight and just put the leftovers in the fridge.

I think the beef broth is the ingredient that sets it apart. It’s not typical; it does not have a “taco-y” taste. Even though none of the ingredients were “taco-y”, for some reason that taste is what my tastebuds were prepared for. :)

This soup recipe is really scrumptious and is going into my “keepers” file.

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lisavanmac on 11.29.2010

This soup is great. I made it tonight and just put the leftovers in the fridge.

I think the beef broth is the ingredient that sets it apart. It’s not typical; it does not have a “taco-y” taste. Even though none of the ingredients were “taco-y”, for some reason that taste is what my tastebuds were prepared for.

This soup recipe is really scrumptious and is going into my “keepers” file.

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Kasey on 11.20.2010

Made this tonight for my boyfriend and I, and shared some with my sick neighbor. We all agreed that it was delicious. I used plain tortilla chips and cheddar cheese as a garnish. I will make this again.

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