Chicken Pozole

Try this tasty recipe for spicy chicken and hominy stew. Great for feeding family and friends on special occasions.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

6
dried guajillo chiles, stems and seeds removed
6
dried ancho chiles, stems and seeds removed
1 1/2
cups water
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
medium white onion, coarsely chopped
1
clove garlic
2
cartons (32 oz each) Progresso™ chicken broth (8 cups)
1
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
2
bay leaves
1
sprig fresh parsley
2
cups shredded cooked chicken
2
cans (28 oz each) hominy, drained
  • 1 In medium bowl, soak chiles in water about 20 minutes. (Do not drain.)
  • 2 In 6-quart Dutch oven or saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until onion is crisp-tender. Place in blender; add chiles in water. Cover; blend on high speed about 1 minute or until smooth.
  • 3 Place strainer over same Dutch oven; pour mixture from blender into strainer. Discard solids. Cook uncovered over medium heat 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until flavors are blended.
  • 4 Add remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until flavors are blended. Remove bay leaves and parsley before serving.

Expert Tips

Serve with dried oregano leaves, sliced radishes, shredded romaine lettuce, chopped onion and lime juice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
1140mg
1140%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.