Slow Cooker Chicken Posole

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

3 hours, 10 minutes; 10 minutes active



Hearty, savory posole is a traditional Mexican soup often served on Christmas Eve, but this delicious, comforting soup is wonderful any time of the year.



  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 8 ounces red enchilada sauce
  • 1 lb. chicken breast, boneless and skinless, cubed
  • 1 28-ounce can hominy, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Toppings (optional)

  • Shredded cabbage
  • Radishes, sliced
  • Cilantro


  1. Place the onion, garlic, cumin, oregano, chicken stock and enchilada sauce in a 4-quart slow cooker. Add the chicken, hominy and salt, and stir to mix. Cover and cook for 3 hours on high or 6 hours on low.
  2. Serve with toppings (shredded cabbage, sliced radishes, cilantro), if desired, and top with lime wedges.

Serving Suggestion

After adding all your toppings, serve with a side of warm tostadas, tortilla chips or bolillo rolls (a traditional Mexican bread).

Nutritional Information

420 calories, 8 g. fat, 95 mg. cholesterol, 1020 mg. sodium, 45 g. carbohydrate, 6 g. fiber, 42 g. protein