Chicken Enchilada Soup

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Chicken Enchilada Soup is a Southwestern-inspired soup made with chicken, onion, green chilies, corn, and enchilada sauce. It is often topped with shredded cheese, cilantro, sour cream, chopped tomatoes and tortilla strips, and can be served as a hearty and satisfying meal. It has a spicy and flavorful taste, thanks to the combination of spices and ingredients used in its preparation.

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Recipe by Recipe CookCourse: Dinner, LunchCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Beginner


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  • 1 cup enchilada sauce

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • 1 cup cooked chicken shredded or chopped

  • 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels

  • 1/4 cup canned green chiles chopped

  • 1/4 cup onion chopped

  • 1 clove garlic minced

  • 1/2 tsp. oregano

  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin

  • shredded cheese

  • sour cream

  • chopped tomatoes

  • chopped cilantro

  • crumbled tortilla chips


  • In a medium-size saucepan, combine all ingredients except cheese and green onion.
  • Bring to a boil, then decrease heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  • Pour soup into bowls. Top with cheese, tomatoes, sour cream, tortilla chips and cilantro . Serve with flour tortillas spread with butter or margarine and honey.
  • Recipe can be doubled.


  • For a richer flavor, saute onion in oil before adding to soup.