Pressure Cooker Pozole (Pork and Hominy Stew) Recipe

Pressure Cooker Pozole (Pork and Hominy Stew) Recipe

How To Make Pressure Cooker Pozole (Pork and Hominy Stew)

This pozole recipe is essentially a stew of pork and hominy that is flavored with onion, garlic, chili powder, and served with wedges of avocado and lime.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • lbpork shoulder,boneless, trimmed of fat and cut into 4-inch pieces
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper
  • 1tbspolive oil,divided
  • 1mediumwhite onion,chopped
  • 4garlic cloves,minced
  • 2tbspchili powder
  • 4cupschicken broth,low sodium
  • 2cupswater
  • 15ozhomin,(2 cans), drained and rinsed
  • 4ozavocado,diced, and lime wedges, for serving
  • cilantro,for garnish


  1. Season the pork with salt.

  2. Press saute and heat half of the oil.

  3. Add the pork and cook for about 8 minutes or until pieces are browned on all sides; transfer to a plate.

  4. Add remaining oil, onion, garlic, and chili powder and sauté for about 4 minutes, until soft.

  5. Add broth and water, cook, stirring and scraping up browned bits with a wooden spoon.

  6. Return pork to the pressure cooker. Secure lid.

  7. Cook high pressure for about 45 minutes until meat is tender. Quick or natural release.

  8. Remove from heat, vent pressure, then remove lid.

  9. Skim fat if any.

  10. Using two forks, shred pork; then stir in hominy and heat through.

  11. Serve with avocado and lime and garnish with cilantro.


  • Calories: 352.29kcal
  • Fat: 24.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.97g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.82g
  • Fiber: 2.94g
  • Sugar: 3.68g
  • Protein: 21.53g
  • Cholesterol: 71.89mg
  • Sodium: 889.63mg
  • Calcium: 48.14mg
  • Potassium: 666.70mg
  • Iron: 2.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 57.39µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.89mg
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