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Easy Copycat Chili’s Chicken Enchilada Soup

by Nellie

This amazing Instant Pot Copycat Chili’s Chicken Enchilada Soup is so good and easy to make! Simple ingredients for a yummy weeknight dinner!

What is chicken enchilada soup?

Chicken enchilada soup is a creamy, hearty soup that is packed with flavor. It has all of the traditional ingredients that you would find in chicken enchiladas, including chicken, beans, corn, tomatoes, and cheese. This soup is also made with a few simple spices to give it an extra zing.

This Copycat Chili’s Chicken Enchilada Soup is so easy to make and only takes a few minutes to prep. It’s the perfect weeknight dinner because it’s hearty, filling, and packed with flavor. Plus, it’s made with simple ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry.

Why should you make chicken enchilada soup?

There are so many reasons why you should make this soup! First of all, it’s incredibly delicious. It has all of the flavors of chicken enchiladas, but in soup form. It’s also super easy to make. You can have this soup on the table in just 30 minutes, which makes it perfect for a weeknight dinner.

This soup is also packed with nutrients and is relatively low in calories. It’s a great option if you’re looking for a healthy, hearty soup that will fill you up without weighing you down.

So, if you’re looking for a delicious, easy-to-make soup, then you need to try this Instant Pot Copycat Chili’s Chicken Enchilada Soup. It will become a new weeknight favorite in your house!

What ingredients do you need for this enchilada soup?

Ingredients:

  • ⁃ 1/2 purple onion, diced
  • ⁃ 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ⁃ 5 tips Knorr® Caldo con Sabor de Pollo, powdered chicken bouillon,
  • ⁃ 5 c of water
  • ⁃ 2 large chicken breast
  • ⁃ 1 tsp chili powder
  • ⁃ 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ⁃ 2 tsp garlic powder
  • ⁃ 3/4 c masa harina, sub cornstarch (1/3 c) if needed
  • ⁃ 1 10oz can red enchilada sauce
  • ⁃ 1 16oz brick of melting cheese, any brand or Velveeta brand.

Garnish:

⁃ Tortilla strips, (salad topper)

⁃ Shredded cheese

⁃ Fresh pico de gallo

Where can you serve this Copycat Chili’s Enchilada Soup?

This Copycat Chili’s Enchilada Soup is perfect for any occasion! Serve it at your next party, potluck, or family gathering. It’s also a great option for a weeknight dinner. Serve it with a side of crusty bread or tortilla chips for dipping. Your family and friends will love this soup!

Yield: 6 servings

Easy Copycat Chili's Chicken Enchilada Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • ⁃ 1/2 purple onion, diced
  • ⁃ 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ⁃ 5 tips Knorr® Caldo con Sabor de Pollo, powdered chicken bouillon,
  • ⁃ 5 c of water
  • ⁃ 2 large chicken breast
  • ⁃ 1 tsp chili powder
  • ⁃ 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ⁃ 2 tsp garlic powder
  • ⁃ 3/4 c masa harina, sub cornstarch (1/3 c) if needed
  • ⁃ 1 10oz can red enchilada sauce
  • ⁃ 1 16oz brick of melting cheese, any brand or Velveeta brand.
  • Garnish:
  • ⁃ Tortilla strips, (salad topper)
  • ⁃ Shredded cheese
  • ⁃ Fresh pico de gallo

Instructions

  1. Set the instant pot to sauté. Once hot, add the oil and diced onion. Sauté the onion for 5-8 minutes or until translucent.
  2. Add water and powdered bouillon. Stir to mix.
  3. Add the whole chicken breast.
  4. Add the spices.
  5. Close the instant pot lid and seal the pressure valve. Cook on high pressure for 8 minutes. Release pressure when finished.
  6. Remove the chicken and shred.
  7. Set the instant pot to sauté. Once the soup is simmering, add the enchilada sauce, and cubed melting cheese. Stir until cheese is melted.
  8. Once the cheese is melted, whisk in the masa harina. Soup will continue to thicken as you stir.
  9. Once the soup is thick, fold in the shredded chicken.
  10. Serve the soup topped with fresh pico, shredded cheese, and tortilla strips. Extra garnish could be sliced jalapeños, chopped cilantro, and a dollop of sour cream.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 687Total Fat 41gSaturated Fat 19gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 159mgSodium 1451mgCarbohydrates 32gFiber 3gSugar 6gProtein 46g

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