Chicken Pozole Verde

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Chicken Pozole Verde

  • Total Time: 45 minutes


4 ozs Chicken Breast

2 ozs Tomatillo (husks removed, halved)

1/8 White Onion (large, chopped)

1/2 Poblano Pepper (large, halved, seeds removed)

1/2 tsp Oregano (Mexican)

1 cup Chicken Broth

2 tbsps Cilantro

1/2 cup Hominy (white)


1. In a large pot, combine the chicken, tomatillos, onion, poblano pepper, oregano, and chicken broth over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered for 30 minutes.

2. Remove the chicken and place it in a bowl. Shred it with two forks. Set aside.

3. Add the cilantro to the soup. Blend with an immersion blender, or carefully transfer the soup to a blender and blend until smooth. Add the soup back to the pot.

4. Transfer the chicken back into the pot along with the hominy and stir. Simmer on low heat for 15 minutes. Divide evenly between bowls and enjoy!


Refrigerate in an airtight container for three days.

Serving Size
One serving is approximately 1 1/2 cups.

More Flavor
Season with salt and pepper to taste. Top with hot sauce, sour cream, cheese and/or cubed avocado.

  • Author: SuzJeffreys
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 234
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Sodium: 1171mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Cholesterol: 87mg

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