This Posole is so easy to make and so good. Ellie, the pickiest of pickiest eaters ate this dish and she proclaimed it delicious and 5 star worthy! Wow!! She did ask “what is that mushy vegetable?” I told her corn because she “tried” hominy a few days ago and said she didn’t like it, but she liked the “corn” in the Posole. So in our house we had chicken and corn soup. 😉
Prepared once again in October, 2018 and this soup was loved by all!
Recipe adapted from Cooking Light, April 2014
- 10 canned tomatillos or 1.5 lb. fresh dark green tomatillos (about 14 +/-)
- 1 bunch of cilantro
- 2 tsp. ground cumin
- 2 tsp. dried oregano
- 1 tsp. black pepper
- 1 TBSP olive oil
- 1 c. chopped onion
- 2 garlic cloves, chopped
- 3 chicken breast halves, cut up in bite size pieces
- 6-7 c. chicken broth
- 2 cans hominy, drained
- Limes, quartered
- Serve with roasted poblanos and cilantro, optional
- If using fresh tomatillos, boil them until they turn color (dark green to army green) and soften; combine tomatillos through black pepper in food processor, and process until almost smooth.
- Heat a soup pot oven over medium high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion and cook for 4 minutes; then add garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
- Add the chicken and saute until the outside of the chicken is no longer pink.
- Add the tomatillo mixture, broth, and hominy and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until chicken is cooked through.
- Serve with limes.