Chicken Pozole

"Recipe courtesy Eduardo Rivera Pozole is a traditional Mexican soup typically made with pork and hominy, a larger corn known as “maiz pozolero.” This is a leaner version made with chicken instead of pork, but just as delicious."
 
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photo by Genius Kitchen photo by Genius Kitchen
photo by Genius Kitchen photo by Genius Kitchen
Ready In:
2hrs
Ingredients:
18
Serves:
8
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ingredients

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directions

  • Place chicken, onion and garlic in a large pot. Add water and season well with salt. Bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium and simmer for 1 hour. Remove 3/4 cup broth and set aside. When ready to serve, add hominy to pot and simmer 10­-15 minutes to heat through.
  • For the Salsa Verde:

  • Place jalapenos and tomatillos in a small pot with just enough water to cover the bottom of the pot, about 1/2 cup. Bring to a boil and cover pot. Lower to a simmer and cook until tomatillos and jalapenos are very soft, about 15 minutes. Remove lid and let simmer 5 minutes until water evaporates. Set aside to cool for 10-­15 minutes. Transfer to a food processor or blender. Add garlic, onion, salt and 3/4 cup reserved chicken broth. Blend until smooth. Transfer to small pot and bring to a boil. Simmer 1 minute.
  • To Serve:

  • Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with cabbage, radishes, scallions and oregano. Top.with a couple of spoonfuls of salsa verde. Serve with lime wedges and corn tostadas.

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