Chicken Posole

Chicken Posole
Photo: Jose Picayo
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 serves


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • 1 32-ounce container low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained

  • 1 dried ancho chili, thinly sliced, or 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken meat

  • 1 15-ounce can hominy, rinsed

  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Add the onion and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and beginning to brown, 10 to 12 minutes.

  3. Add the broth, tomatoes, and chili and bring to a boil.

  4. Stir in the chicken and hominy and simmer until heated through, 3 to 4 minutes.

  5. Serve the posole with the lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
10g Fat
21g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 788mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Protein 26g

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

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