Superfast Chicken Posole

Superfast Chicken Posole Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups soup, 2 tablespoons avocado, and 1 radish)

Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 290
Fat 11.2 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Monofat 5.9 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 28.2 g
Carbohydrate 20.2 g
Fiber 4.5 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Iron 2.4 mg
Sodium 452 mg
Calcium 62 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (8-ounce) package prechopped onion and celery mix
4 canned tomatillos, drained and coarsely chopped
2 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1 (15-ounce) can white hominy, rinsed and drained
2 cups chopped skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 ripe peeled avocado, diced
4 radishes, thinly sliced
Cilantro leaves (optional)

Preparation

1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oregano and next 4 ingredients (through onion and celery mix); sauté 2 minutes. Stir in tomatillos; cook 1 minute. Add broth and hominy; cover and bring to a boil. Uncover and cook 8 minutes. Stir in chicken; cook 1 minute or until heated. Remove from heat; stir in lime juice, salt, and pepper. Divide evenly among 4 bowls. Top with avocado and radish. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

David Bonom,

Cooking Light

August 2010
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