Made with shredded chicken and hominy in a comforting red chile broth, this Mexican Slow Cooker Chicken Posole is easy to make and full of authentic Mexican flavors. (gluten free)
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Slow Cooker Chicken Posole

Made with shredded chicken and hominy in a comforting red chile broth, this Slow Cooker Posole is easy to make and full of authentic Mexican flavors. (gluten free)
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 239kcal
Author: Isabel Eats

Ingredients

For the posole

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into large chunks
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 batch Red Enchilada Sauce (or 2 1/2 cups store-bought red enchilada sauce)
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic (about 4 cloves)
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 2 25-ounce cans white hominy, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper, to taste

For the toppings and mix-ins (optional)

  • finely shredded cabbage, lime juice, sliced radishes, cilantro

Instructions

  • Add the chicken, chicken broth, enchilada sauce, shallot, chili power, minced garlic, cumin powder, and salt to the slow cooker. Mix until well combined.
  • Cover and cook for 7 1/2 hours on low or 3 1/2 hours on high.
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove chicken from slow cooker and place onto a large plate or cutting board. Shred using two forks.
  • Add in the shredded chicken, hominy and oregano. Cover and cook for another 30 minutes.
  • Serve posole in bowls with lime juice, radishes, cilantro, finely shredded cabbage and other toppings.

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Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Chicken Posole
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 1547mg64%
Potassium 251mg7%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 750IU15%
Vitamin C 8.3mg10%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 1547mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2.5mg