Spicy Chicken Pozole

1
Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

My Spicy Chicken Pozole recipe took 1st place in the soup catagory in the Let's Eat! Flavors of the Emerald Coast Cooking Contestheld in Sandestin Florida 3/4/2011.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 6
    skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 1/2 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/2 lb
    lb fat back, cut into small chunks
  • 1 large
    onion cut into chunks
  • 1 large
    poblano pepper, cut into chunks
  • 3/4 lb
    tomatillos, quartered
  • 5 medium
    garlic cloves, chopped
  • 20 oz
    can of hominy
  • 7 oz
    chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (use as much or little)
  • 2 Tbsp
    cumin, ground
  • 1/4 c
    cilantro, chopped
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Spicy Chicken Pozole

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large stock pot add chicken, fat back and chicken stock. Boil on low-medium heat for 25 minutes. Remove chicken and shred. Continue to boil fat back until tender. Add chicken back to pot with hominy. Simmer.
  2. Place onion, poblano pepper, tomatillos, garlic on large roasting pan. Add evoo, salt and pepper to veggies. Bake in a 350 degree oven approximately 20-25 minutes, until veggies are soft.
  3. Place softened veggies with chipotle peppers in a bowl and puree. Add mixture with cumin, cilantro, salt and pepper to taste in pot . Simmer for an additional 15 minutes.
  4. Garnish with shredded cabbage, sliced radishes, avocado, cilantro, tortillo chips, lemon or lime wedge. It’s your choice.

Printable Recipe Card

About Spicy Chicken Pozole

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Soups
Regional Style: Mexican




Show 18 Comments & Reviews

Chicken Breast Recipes You Need In Your Menu Rotation

Chicken Breast Recipes You Need in Your Menu Rotation

Kitchen Crew

Low in fat and high in protein, chicken breasts are a healthy and easy dinner option. If not cooked properly, though, they can be dry and not something the family...

11 Tasty Chicken Casserole Recipes

11 Tasty Chicken Casserole Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Who doesn’t love an easy weeknight meal? We know we do! These easy, yummy and delicious chicken casseroles that will be your new go-to recipe for family dinners.

How To Make A Delicious Rosemary Roasted Chicken With Potatoes Recipe

How to Make a Delicious Rosemary Roasted Chicken With Potatoes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Impress your family and friends with this delicious rosemary roasted chicken with potatoes. It's anything but a basic roasted chicken. The chicken is stuffed with apples, bacon, sweet onion, and...