Soups

Green Chicken Pozole

EL MEJOR NIDO
Green Chicken Pozole
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Level
Intermediate
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Servings
16 to 18 servings (about 1 1/4 cups each)
Recipe Info - Prep Time
Prep 
20 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
Cook 
1 hr 30 min
Pozole is a traditional Mexican soup usually served at Christmastime. Hearty and delicious, this one is full of chicken and hominy and flavored with cilantro and chiles for an extra kick.

Ingredients

Step 1

Combine 16 cups water, chicken, 1/3 cup onion and 2 cloves garlic in a large stockpot. Cook over medium heat for 35 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside to cool.

Step 2

Remove chicken from stock. Discard bones and skin; shred meat into bite-sized pieces.

Step 3

Strain chicken stock; set aside.

Step 4

Place tomatillos, jalapeño and remaining 3 cups water in medium stockpot. Boil for 10 minutes or until tomatillos darken in color. Discard water.

Step 5

Place 3 cups chicken stock, tomatillos, jalapeño, poblano, 1/3 cup cilantro, 1/3 cup onion, bouillon and remaining garlic clove in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

Step 6

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat; pour in tomatillo sauce and boil for 15 minutes.

Step 7

Heat remaining chicken stock over medium heat; add hominy. Add oregano and cumin. Boil for 15 minutes; add tomatillo salsa and boil for an additional 15 minutes. Add chicken during the last 5 minutes of boiling time.

Step 8

Serve with shredded lettuce, radish slices, remaining cilantro, remaining chopped onion and lemon juice.

Tip:

Use turkey breast or pork meat for a variation of this recipe.

Ingredients

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