Buy cookbooks at http://CookbooksPlus.com
Buy cookbooks at
http://CookbooksPlus.com
member logon   about the Circus   search for recipes   print this recipe   mimi's cyber kitchen
free registration   member pages   what's new   email this recipe   discussion boards
Email to ggshirley      

Recipe Categories:

    POZOLE


    Source of Recipe


    Mrs. Trujillo

    Recipe Introduction


    This is a robust and wonderful Mexican soup that a sweet lady was kind enough to share.

    List of Ingredients




    1 lg. head garlic
    12 c. water
    4 c. chicken broth
    4 lb. country-style pork ribs
    1 tsp. dried oregano (preferably Mexican), crumbled
    frozen red chile sauce, to taste
    1 1/2 cups boiling-hot water
    1/4 large white onion
    3 tsp. salt
    1 pkg. frozen posole (hominy)or two 30-ounce cans white hominy-see note

    Recipe



    Peel and slice garlic. In a 7- to 8-quart heavy kettle bring water and broth just to a boil with 2 tsp. salt, sliced garlic and pork. Skim surface. Add hominy and oregano. Gently simmer, uncovered, until pork is tender (about 1 1/2 hours).

    While pork and hominy is cooking, cut onion into large pieces and in a blender purée with chile sauce.
    Transfer pork to a cutting board, saving the broth.
    Shred pork, using 2 forks, and discard bones.
    Return pork to broth and add chile sauce, and remaining tsp. salt. Simmer pozole 30 minutes and, if necessary, season with salt. Pozole may be made up to 2 days ahead and chilled, covered.

    Serve pozole with fried tortilla strips (see breads) and a variety of these accompaniments:
    diced avocado, thinly sliced iceberg or romaine lettuce,
    chopped white onion, lime wedges, dried oregano, dried hot red pepper flakes


    Serves 8 as a main course.

    Note: If you're unable to find frozen posole (hominy), you may substitute canned, BUT... DO NOT add until the final cooking period and you should rinse and drain before adding to soup.


 

 

 


previous page | recipe circus home page | member pages
mimi's cyber kitchen |