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Chicken Pozole Soup
Chicken Pozole Soup

Category: Soup | Serves: 6

(79 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 270
Protein: 27 g
Carbs: 29 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 640 mg
Fiber: 6 g

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This traditional Mexican soup is simple, yet very flavorful! In New Mexico, it is often served on Christmas Eve to celebrate life's blessings.
Ingredients:
1 whole chicken - skinned and cut into pieces
8 cups water
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup chili powder
8 ounces canned tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 cans (15 ounce) rinsed and drained hominy, white or yellow
3 cups shredded Romaine lettuce
6 lime wedges
Directions:
1 Put chicken pieces in a large pot and cover with the 8 cups of water. Simmer over medium heat for 1 hour.
2 Add the chopped onion, garlic, green pepper, pepper, chili powder, tomato sauce, and oregano to simmering chicken.
3 After the chicken is thoroughly cooked take the pieces out of the pot and remove most of the bones from the chicken and the pot.
4 Return chicken to the pot. Add the rinsed hominy to the pot of chicken and simmer for another 45 minutes.
5 Serve with lettuce and a wedge of lime.
6 ENJOY!

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