Chicken Pozole

Posted: September 9

Time: 6-8 hour 35 minutes

Yield: 5-6 servings

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Chicken Pozole is Mexican comfort food at its finest and most fabulous. Complete with tender chicken, spicy poblano peppers, and warm spices, this meal is sure to make you feel cozy and toasty, perfect for a cold night. Best of all, this meal cooks itself and only requires 35 minutes of prep. Chicken Pozole is a delicious dish that will transport you right to an authentic Mexican restaurant!


• 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth • 3 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless • 2 poblano peppers, chopped • 1 white onion, chopped • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 1 tablespoon cumin • 1 tablespoon oregano • 2 teaspoons chili powder • 2 teaspoons kosher salt • freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 2 (15 ounce) cans hominy, drained • radishes, optional, thinly sliced, for garnish • green cabbage, optional, sliced, for garnish • fresh cilantro, optional, for garnish


Step 1

Place the chicken broth, chicken, poblano peppers, onion, garlic, cumin, oregano, chili powder, salt, and pepper into the slow cooker.

Step 2

Cook on low until the chicken is tender and cooked through, about 6-8 hours.

Step 3

Take the chicken out of the slow cooker and shred it with two forks.

Step 4

Return the chicken to the slow cooker along with the hominy and cook for another 30 minutes.

Step 5

Serve the soup in bowls and garnish with the radish, cabbage and cilantro.

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