Chile Cilantro Lime Posole
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This easy chile cilantro lime posole comes together in 30 minutes. You can have a hearty dinner on the table in no time.
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 4 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can Hatch chiles (or ⅓ - ½ cup diced,seeded fresh roasted chiles)
  • 1 pound chicken tenders, cut into small pieces
  • 1 25 ounce can hominy, drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 5-6 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • cilantro
  1. Add olive oil to 5-6 quart stockpot. Heat over medium heat.
  2. Once oil is hot, add onions and saute for 5 minutes. Keep stirring them so they don't burn.
  3. Add the garlic and chiles. Cook and stir for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken, hominy, oregano and chicken stock to the pot and give everything a good stir.
  5. Bring to a low rolling boil and cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Take posole off the heat and remove the chicken. Using 2 forks, shred the meat then add it back to the pot.
  7. Stir in the lime juice and add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Add cilantro leaves to the top of the bowls just before serving.
  9. Serve.
You can also add diced avocado to this soup just before serving. And definitely serve it with good flour tortillas to sop up all the goodness.
Recipe by My Man's Belly at