Quick and Easy Chicken Pozole Delight

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Welcome, fellow food aficionados! Today, let’s delve into the aromatic world of Chicken Pozole, a dish that dances on your taste buds and captures the essence of Mexican comfort food. Join me as we uncover the secrets of creating this soul-nourishing delight in your own kitchen.

Origin and History:

The roots of Chicken Pozole run deep into the heart of Mexican culinary traditions. Originating from the ancient Aztec dish, pozole has evolved over centuries, and its modern incarnation showcases the rich tapestry of Mexican culture. Originally made with hominy and meat (sometimes even human flesh!), today’s Pozole is a celebration of unity and festivity.

Tips and Tricks:

Hominy Harmony:

The star of our dish is hominy – treated maize kernels that undergo a magical process called nixtamalization. This gives the pozole its distinctive flavor and toothsome texture.

Low and Slow Simmer:

Patience is key! Allow your Chicken Pozole to simmer gently, letting the flavors meld and create a symphony of taste that resonates with each spoonful.

How to make Chicken Pozole

Quick and Easy Chicken Pozole Delight

Recipe by ImamCourse: Main CourseCuisine: Mexican


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Imagine a bowl brimming with Chicken Pozole – a tantalizing blend of succulent chicken, plump hominy, and a broth that whispers of tradition. Topped with radishes, avocado, cilantro, and a splash of lime, this dish is a visual and gastronomic fiesta.


  • 2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 2 cans of hominy, meticulously drained and rinsed

  • 1 sizable onion, finely diced with precision

  • 4 cloves of garlic, artfully minced

  • 2 teaspoons of ground cumin, invoking aromatic sophistication

  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano, imparting herbal essence

  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder, bestowing a subtle piquancy

  • 6 cups of chicken broth, the liquid foundation of savory alchemy

  • Season with judicious applications of salt and pepper, invoking a tasteful symphony


  • Sauté onions and garlic until golden brown in a large pot.
  • Add chicken, cumin, oregano, and chili powder. Cook until chicken is browned.
  • Incorporate the savory chicken broth into the awaiting pot, let it dance into a lively boil, then gracefully lower the heat to a gentle simmer, allowing the flavors to intertwine and evolve for a harmonious 30-minute symphony.
  • Add hominy and continue simmering for an additional 15-20 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve hot, garnished with radishes, avocado, cilantro, and lime wedges.


  • In the heart of Chicken Pozole, we find not just a dish but a journey through time, tradition, and the vibrant spirit of Mexico. As you savor each spoonful, let it be a celebration of flavors that unite us across borders.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 12g 19%
    • Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  • Cholesterol 80mg 27%
  • Sodium 800mg 34%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
    • Dietary Fiber 4g 16%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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