Easy Chicken Pozole Verde Recipe

Easy Chicken Pozole Verde Recipe

How To Make Easy Chicken Pozole Verde

Experience the combination of flavors in this traditional pozole verde with a spicy kick from the pepper. Instead of pork, we are using chicken.

Preparation: 8 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1small yellow onion,peeled and diced
  • 1largepoblano pepper,cored and diced
  • 3cloves garlic,minced
  • 12ozgreen chiles,Old El Paso diced
  • 6cupschicken stock
  • 28ozwhite hominy,drained and rinsed
  • 3cupscooked chicken,shredded
  • 2tspground cumin
  • 1tspsalt,to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. 

  2. Add onion and poblano peppers and saute for 5 minutes, or until the onion is soft and translucent.  

  3. Add the garlic and saute for an additional minute, stirring occasionally. 

  4. Add the diced green chiles, chicken stock, hominy, chicken, cumin, and salt, and stir to combine.  

  5. Continue heating until the soup reaches a simmer.  

  6. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for at least 5 minutes. Taste, and season with extra salt and pepper if needed.

  7. Serve warm, topped with avocados, lemon wedges, and other desired garnishes.


  • Calories: 265.80kcal
  • Fat: 8.43g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.91g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.61g
  • Fiber: 3.45g
  • Sugar: 7.57g
  • Protein: 20.39g
  • Cholesterol: 44.77mg
  • Sodium: 914.77mg
  • Calcium: 39.66mg
  • Potassium: 513.39mg
  • Iron: 2.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 37.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 121.57mg
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