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Think of posole as chili's brothier, lighter cousin, a Mexican version of chicken soup. Posole is also a name for the hominy, or rehydrated dried corn, that goes in the dish.

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

10 mins
6 hrs 10 mins
Serves 6 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 8 ingredients in a 6-quart electric slow cooker. Add chicken to stock mixture; submerge in liquid. Cover and cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours. Remove chicken from cooker. When cool enough to handle, remove bones, and shred chicken into large pieces.

  • Return chicken to slow cooker; stir in tomatillos, cilantro, juice, and salt. Divide soup among 6 bowls; top evenly with radishes, avocado, tortilla strips, and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

269 calories; fat 10.4g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 4.7g; poly fat 2.8g; protein 15g; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 6g; cholesterol 29mg; iron 2mg; sodium 611mg; calcium 35mg; sugars 5g.