Recipe: Yummy Chicken Pozole Verde

Chicken Pozole Verde. Chicken Pozole Verde is a comforting Mexican stew filled with shredded chicken and hominy in a warm green chile broth. It's easy to make, filling and healthy! (gluten free, freezer friendly) Pour the green sauce into the cooking liquid in the casserole. Add the hominy and bring to a simmer over moderate heat.

Chicken Pozole Verde I'd love to see it and have a chance to share it as well. Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. This Chicken Posole Verde Recipe has shredded chicken and tender hominy in a crazy flavorful verde broth. You can cook Chicken Pozole Verde using 21 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Chicken Pozole Verde

  1. You need 1 lb of boneless, skinless chicken breast.
  2. It's 2 lb of boneless, skinless chicken thighs.
  3. You need 6 of poblano peppers, blackened and skinned.
  4. It's 8 of medium tomatillos, quartered.
  5. It's 3 of onion, separated.
  6. You need 4 of garlic cloves.
  7. It's 2 of bay leaves.
  8. It's 2 tbs of olive oil.
  9. You need 1 cup of cilantro.
  10. It's 1/4 cup of Knorr's Chicken Flavor Bouillon.
  11. Prepare 1 (108 oz) of can of hominy, drained, rinsed, and 1 cup separated.
  12. Prepare 1 1/2 tsp of cumin.
  13. You need 1 tbs of oregano.
  14. You need of Toppings:.
  15. Prepare 1 of cabbage, finely shredded.
  16. It's 1 bag of radishes, finely sliced.
  17. Prepare 1 of onion, finely diced.
  18. Prepare 1 cup of cilantro, chopped.
  19. Prepare 2 of avocado, diced.
  20. Prepare 4 of limes, cut into wedges.
  21. It's of Green salsa, see separate recipe.

Such wonderful flavor in the verde sauce, and you won't believe how easy it is to make! (Thanks to Iowa Corn for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.) What is Pozole Verde? Pozole is a classic Mexican soup made rich with so many flavors, usually hominy and a meat like chicken or pork. Pozole Verde, at first glance, has strange murky green color.

Chicken Pozole Verde step by step

  1. Blacken the poblano peppers by either grilling them or directly placing on a gas burner until all sides of the pepper's skin is black. Then place them in a concealed plastic bag to allow the skin to steam off. Set aside..
  2. Meanwhile, in a large stock pot add chicken, water to cover the chicken, bay leaves, 1 whole onion and chicken bouillon. Bring to boil, lower heat to a simmer, and cook for 25 minutes, until chicken can be easily shredded. Remove the chicken and set aside to let cool. Add all the drained homily but 1 cup into the stock. Simmer for 30 minutes on low heat..
  3. Saute tomatillos, 2 onions cut into chunks, garlic and olive oil on medium low heat for 30 minutes. The tomatillos will turn to an olive green color. If the vegetables start to stick to the pan add a 1/4 cup of water..
  4. Meanwhile, peel the the skin from the blackened peppers and remove the seeds and stems..
  5. In a blender, puree cilantro, blackened poblano peppers, roasted vegetables with their juices and 1 cup of hominy. This will have to happen in shifts. If liquid is needed, add broth from the stock pot..
  6. Add the puree to the stock pot. Add cumin and oregano. Bring to boil and simmer for 15 minutes..
  7. Shred chicken to bite size, add to soup and remove from heat..
  8. Remove the bay leaves and serve with your choice of toppings..

Bobbing along the broth are chicken shreds and bits of hominy. Pour the green sauce into the broth in the casserole. Add the hominy and bring to a simmer over moderate heat. Add the shredded chicken to the stew, season with salt and pepper and cook just until heated through. Serve the pozole in deep bowls, topping with onion, avocado, sour cream, tortilla chips and lime wedges if desired.