Published March 15, 2013 | Written by The Healthline Editorial Team
Traditional Posole contains pork butt or shoulder, adding a lot of fat and calories and requiring many hours to make. By purchasing a rotisserie chicken from your local supermarket, this dish becomes very easy to prepare and you looe a lot of the fat but retain the flavor.
|Serving size:||approx. 2 cups|
|Calories per serving:||439|
|Total Fat 4.9g||8%|
- 1 3- to 4-pound fully-cooked rotisserie chicken
- 1 (32-ounce) container fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
- Vegetable cooking spray
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 tsp. chopped garlic
- 2 to 3 tsp. chile powder
- 1 tsp. cumin
- 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
- 1 (29-ounce) can white hominy, drained
- 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
- Garnish: minced onion, fresh cilantro, sliced radishes and lime wedges
Step by Step:
- Remove meat from chicken and place bones and skin in a large saucepan, reserving meat. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Strain broth, discarding bones and skin, and skim any fat from the surface.
- In a large Dutch oven or soup pot coated with vegetable cooking spray, sauté onions over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic, chile powder, cumin, and oregano, and cook 30 seconds or until fragrant. Stir in reserved broth and chicken meat and bring to a simmer. Add hominy and green chiles and cook 5 minutes.
- Garnish individual servings with onion, cilantro, radishes and lime wedges.