New Mexican Green Chili Chicken Posole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 315.6
  • Total Fat: 14.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.6 mg
  • Sodium: 939.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.7 g
  • Protein: 19.0 g

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Introduction

Based on a soup I had in New Mexico. Super healthy and tasty, even if you don't normally like cabbage and radishes. Based on a soup I had in New Mexico. Super healthy and tasty, even if you don't normally like cabbage and radishes.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1-2 chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
    2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
    6 garlic cloves- smashed and diced
    1 red onion, diced
    1 serrano or jalapeno pepper, diced
    1 7 oz can roasted green chilis
    1 15 oz can black beans
    1 15 oz can hominy
    1 tsp oregano
    1 tsp chili powder
    1/2 tsp cumin
    salt, pepper
    green cabbage, shredded
    radishes, sliced as thin as possible
    avocado
    queso fresco or Monterrey Jack cheese
    1 lime, quartered

Tips

*Use low sodium black beans and hominy to decrease sodium.
*Mine wasn't very spicy, but you can seed the pepper if you're worried about it being too hot.


Directions

Brown chicken in a little bit of olive oil, turning once. Remove from heat.
Heat olive oil in soup pot, add onions, sautÚ about 3 minutes. Add garlic and Serrano peppers. Add spices, salt and pepper to taste, cook 5 minutes. Add green chilis, hominy, black beans, and chicken, then add 3-4 cups chicken broth. Bring to a boil, simmer about 10 minutes, or until chicken is fully cooked.
Serve with shredded cabbage, radishes, avocado slices, and cheese on top. Also good with green onions and fresh squeezed lime.

Serving Size:áMakes about 6 servings

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