Hearty Chicken Posole Stew



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cubed
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (15-ounce) can fire- roasted tomatoes
  • 1 (15-ounce) can hominy, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon diced green chile
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


1. Heat oil in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat.

2. Add onions and cook until soft, 6–7 minutes.

3. Add garlic and cook, stirring, an additional 2 minutes.

4. Add chicken, cumin, and oregano and cook, stirring, until just cooked through, 5 minutes.

5. Add broth, tomatoes, hominy, green chile, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, skimming foam from top of soup, and simmer 10 minutes, until liquid has thickened slightly.

6. Divide among 4 bowls and serve immediately with tortilla chips alongside, if desired.

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  • Resistant starch: 1 gram
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups stew)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 303
Fat per serving: 9g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 63mg
Protein per serving: 30g
Carbohydrate per serving: 26g
Sugars per serving: 6g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Sodium per serving: 743mg
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