Spicy Chicken and Hominy Soup

“This slow-cooked soup is also called ‘posole,’ a traditional good luck New Year’s meal in my native New Mexico. Everyone makes it differently—my soup answers the age-old chili question, ‘Red or green?’ by using both!”—Janet Christine McDaniel, Arlington, Texas

Spicy Chicken and Hominy Soup
Spicy chicken and hominy soup recipe
Spicy Chicken and Hominy Soup
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 15minutes 4hours
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
4hours
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil. With a slotted spoon, transfer chicken to a 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker. In the same skillet, saute onion and garlic in drippings until tender; add to chicken.
  2. Place chipotle peppers and 1/4 cup broth in a blender or food processor; cover and process until blended. Add to chicken mixture. Stir in the hominy, chilies, seasonings and remaining broth. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 277 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 1558mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fibre), 26g protein.