1 can hominy, drained and chopped small
2 cans Rotel original tomatoes
10 ounce can Ortega green enchilada sauce
2 large carrots, peeled and diced
1 large Vidalia onion, diced
3 teaspoons minced garlic, jar
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon white pepper
1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken**
The recipe made with these ingredients makes a fairly thick stew. To make it as a soup add 2-3 cups of chicken broth.
  • Combine the hominy, tomatoes, enchilada sauce, carrots, onion and cumin in a stockpot over a very low heat and mix well. A crock pot works well too!
  • Add chicken.
  • Cover and cook on high 3+ hours until the chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  • Remove chicken and shred.
  • Stir chicken back into soup.
  • Serve with fresh chopped cilamtro, lime wedges, tortilla chips, warm flour tortillas or fresh chile corn bread.
*POZOLE ~ Pozolepene (from Spanish pozole, from Nahuatl potzolli; variant spellings: posole, pozolé, pozolli) is a traditional pre-Columbian soup or stew from Mexico and New Mexico. It is made from hominy, with pork (or other meat), chili pepper, and other seasonings and garnish, such as cabbage, lettuce, oregano, cilantro, radish, avocado, lime juice, etc. There are a number of variations on pozole, including blanco (white or clear), verde (green), rojo (red), de frijol (with beans), and elopozole (sweet corn, squash, and chicken or pork meat).

**I like to substitute the shredded chicken pieces I have frozen from when I buy rotisserie chickens 2 for 1 at my local store and portion them for quick meals. That way I can make this recipe quickly on a week night too.

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Kristen said...

What a yummy sounding dish. I can't wait to try it!

Alice Audrey said...

I have got to try this. I love chicken and hominy.

Sherrie said...

Hi Tammy,
This sounds really yummy!! Thanks for sharing! Have a great weekend!


Emily @ Marvelous Recipes said...

This sounds really good. It has all the ingredients I like. Thanks for sharing.