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Pozole (Pork and Hominy Soup) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mike Bukowick
Added: Saturday, January 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 whole chicken (or chicken parts), about 3 lbs, cut up
1/2 onion
3 cloves garlic
4 tsp. salt
1 sprig cilantro
Cold water
2 lb. boneless lean pork
1 lb. boneless pork butt
2 lb. dried hominy, cooked and drained (or canned)
3 oz. dried oregano
1 cup chopped onions
3 oz. ground chile piquin
5 limes, halved

Directions:
Directions:
Place the chicken in a large pot or Dutch oven and add the onion, garlic, 1 tsp. of the salt and the cilantro. Cover with 10 cups water, bring to a boil, and simmer, covered, over medium heat for 20 minutes or until the chicken is tender. Transfer the chicken to a plate, remove the skin and bones and shred the meat. Reserve the stock. There should be about 8 cups.

Place the pork, pork butt and remaining salt in a large pot and cover with 14 cups water. When the water comes to a boil, skin the surface and cook over medium heat for 1 hour. Add the hominy and cook another 30 minutes. Remove and shred the meat and return it to the pot.

Add the chicken stock and shredded chicken to the pot, correct the seasonings, cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes or until the hominy is tender.

Serve in small earthenware bowls and pass separate dishes containing the oregano, chopped onion, chile piquin, and lime halves.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Infinite
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Several weeks

 

 

 

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