Pozole Verde - Green Chicken Pozole Recipe


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Make the most delicious green chicken pozole at home! This delicious Mexican stew packed with chicken and hominy in a green chile broth couldn't be more delicious.

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List of Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 jalapenos, chopped (seeded for less spicy, more to taste)
  • 1 poblano peppers, chopped (seeded if you don’t want it too spicy)
  • 4 garlic cloves, whole
  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs (or chicken breast)
  • 1 lb tomatillos (husked and washed)
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (more to taste)
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 28 oz canned hominy
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1 Heat the vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven or soup pot over medium heat. Add the onion, jalapeno peppers, poblano peppers, and garlic. Cook for 4-5 minutes.
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2 Add the chicken, tomatillos, oregano, and chicken broth. Bring to a simmer and cover. Cook for 30-35 minutes until the chicken is fork-tender. If using chicken breast, watch carefully so it doesn't overcook and become tough.
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3 Use a slotted spoon to remove the chicken. Shred the chicken using two forks.
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4 Add the cilantro to the pot. Use an immersion blender to blend to create a smooth broth. You can also add the broth to a blender with the cilantro if you don't have an immersion blender.
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5 Add the chicken and hominy to the pot. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
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6 Serve in bowls and add your favorite garnishes – radishes, fresh lime, fresh cilantro, fresh jalapeno, avocado, or crispy tortilla strips.
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