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Pork and Hominy Pozole

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Recipe by:
Syd Bailey
Traditional Mexican stew of pork and hominy. Typically served on special occasions or weekend family gatherings. This is one of Mexicos signature dishes
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  • Heat skillet to high and add chilis, tossing until slightly browned and fragrant. Set into bowl and cover with boiling water. Let steep for 10 minutes while you cut up meat, onions, garlic and herbs.
  • Pull chilis out of water and remove stems and seeds. Place into blender and process until smooth. Use some of the soaking liquid to make into ketchup like consistency.
  • Heat oil in large 5 qt pot. add pork and cook until meat for about 5 minutes, stirring to make sure all the meat cooks evenly. Add onions and garlic and cook for additional 5 minutes. Add oregano, thyme cumin and bay leaves and stir to combine. Add pureed chilis, stock and hominy. Simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serve with garnishes of choice

Cook Times

Active Prep10
Hands-On Cook10
Hands-Off Cook15
Total Time35 minutes
Recipe Serving Size10 x 1.5-2 cups each



  • 4 oz dried red chilis California, Guajillo, ancho or New Mexico
  • 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 1/2 lbs boneless pork shoulder trimmed of fat and cut into chunks( *can substitute chicken thighs)
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbs oregano minced(2 tsp if dried)
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme `
  • 3 bay leaf
  • 1 29 oz can hominy
  • 64 oz chicken stock
  • optional garnishes: chopped fresh oregano, chopped cilantro, shredded cabbage, sliced jalapenos, sliced radishes, queso fresco, chopped red onion, sliced avocado, lime wedges

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Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 333mg | Potassium: 878mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3031IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 3mg

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