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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy chicken tortilla soup in the crockpot! One of the best meals to come home to.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs 10 mins
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken tortilla soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 174kcal
Author: Sarah Olson



  • 1 lb. chicken breasts
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 14 oz. can red enchilada sauce
  • 10¾ oz. cream of chicken soup (can use fat free)
  • 1 can of water from soup can above
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped jalapeños without seeds (use more if you like it spicy!)
  • 1 white onion diced
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro add at the end

Tortilla strips for topping the soup:

  • corn tortillas about 2 tortillas per serving
  • about 4 pumps non-stick cooking spray
  • salt to taste


  • Put chicken broth, enchilada sauce, soup, and water into slow cooker.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Add onion, jalapeño, and chicken breasts.
  • Cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • Shred the chicken in the slow cooker.
  • Add the cilantro and stir.

To make the tortilla strips:

  • Preheat oven to 450°.
  • Cut the corn tortillas into strips. Spray a baking tray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Spread the tortilla strips on the baking tray, spray the tortilla strips with a little more non-stick spray.
  • Sprinkle the tortilla strips with salt. Bake for about 10 minutes, until brown and crispy.


Tortillas are not included in calorie count.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 1572mg | Potassium: 459mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 628IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg