Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

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Chicken Enchilada Soup
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  1. Tablespoon olive oil
  2. Lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  3. /2 cup diced onion
  4. Clove garlic, minced
  5. Cans (14.5 oz each) chicken broth
  6. /4 cup masa harina (fine corn meal)
  7. /2 cup water
  8. Cup enchilada sauce
  9. Teaspoon chili powder
  10. /2 teaspoon ground cumin
  11. /4 teaspoon oregano flakes
  12. Can black beans, washed and drained
  13. Can (4oz) green chilies, chopped
  14. Can white hominy, washed and drained, optional
  15. Can sweet yellow corn, washed and drained
  16. Can (28oz) crushed tomatoes
  17. Teaspoon cayenne pepper sauce (like Frank’s)
  18. Directions:
  19. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat and brown chicken breasts. Shred or cube and set aside.
  20. To the pot, add onions and garlic; saute for 2 minutes or until onions are translucent. Pour in chicken broth.
  21. In small bowl, combine/whisk masa harina with water. Add masa harina mixture to the onions, garlic and broth. Add everything else (except chicken) and bring to boil.
  22. Finally, add chicken and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 30-40 minutes or until thickened. Add more water as needed. Serve with garnish (lime, cilantro, grated cheese, crumbled tortillas, sour cream) and cornbread.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1192.71 Kcal (4994 kJ)
Calories from fat 653.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 72.56g 112%
Cholesterol 185.94mg 62%
Sodium 2430.76mg 101%
Potassium 970.49mg 21%
Total Carbs 68.03g 23%
Dietary Fiber 4.54g 18%
Protein 68.03g 136%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 8%
Iron 4.5mg 25%
Calcium 86.2mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 263 Kcal (1101 kJ)
Calories from fat 144 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 112%
Cholesterol 41mg 62%
Sodium 536mg 101%
Potassium 214mg 21%
Total Carbs 15g 23%
Dietary Fiber 1g 18%
Protein 15g 136%
Vitamin C 1mg 8%
Iron 1mg 25%
Calcium 19mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 29.1
  • 32

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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