Mexican: Easy Chicken Posole

Updated: Jun 24, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Relish this mouth watering delicacy.


2 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 1/2 quarts chicken broth
3 cups water
1 teaspoon crumbled dried oregano
2 teaspoons salt
4 tablespoons chili powder, or to taste
3 cups white hominy, rinsed and drained
10 tostada shells


Heat 2 tablespoons canola oil
Add chicken breasts, and cook until no longer pink and juices run clear.
Remove from skillet, drain, and cool.
Shred chicken with a fork.
Heat the oil.
Cook and stir onion and garlic until soft and transparent.
Return shredded chicken to the skillet.
Stir the chicken broth, water, oregano, salt, and chili powder. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook about 90 minutes.
Stir in the hominy and cook until tender.
Taste to adjust seasonings, add salt and chili powder
Serve hot.
Garnish as desired.