Mexican Chicken Soup

Total Time
35 mins
4 mins

Rather like menudo without the tripe. Spicy and warm. Perfect for a winter day. Good for those who find traditional chicken soup too prosaic and bland. If you can't find posole, which is also called hominy, feel free to substitute frozen corn kernels.

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  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Brown chicken and cut into small pieces.
  3. Add to crockpot.
  4. Saute onion, celery, and garlic until soft.
  5. Add to crockpot.
  6. Add broth, chili powder, and cumin.
  7. Add the green chiles, tomatoes, and oregano.
  8. Cook on'low' for 4 hours.
  9. Add hominy 30 minutes before serving.
  10. Add cilantro leaves, and lime juice just before serving.
  11. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
  12. Serve hot.