Chicken Posole Using Leftover Chicken

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

I wouldnt normally put some of the below ingredients in posole such as tomato paste....but when I tasted this it was too delicious to not keep in the dinner rotation.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a 5-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onions; cook until translucent, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, tomato paste, chili powder, and oregano; cook, stirring constantly, until evenly distributed.
  3. Add 2 cups water, broth, and hominy. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer, and cook until fragrant, about 30 minutes.
  4. Stir in chicken; season with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  5. Cook until heated through. (When freezing, cool completely before transferring to airtight containers.)
  6. To serve, divide among bowls, and garnish as desired.
  7. Assorted garnishes, such as diced avocado, thinly sliced radishes, and crumbled tortilla chips (optional).
Most Helpful

I made this 11/18/09. It is FANTASTIC. I didn't notice that it only asked for 3 oz of tomato paste and put in a 6 oz can. No matter I also added two packets of Goya Sazon, one Picante Mild and the other Picante Hot. This recipe is my tip top favorites category. Thanks Tiny Toodles.

Effy J November 19, 2009