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Quick and Easy Chicken Posole

This Quick and Easy Chicken Posole (or Pozole) with the spicy chicken sausage, salsa and Mexican spices is super flavorful. 
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken Posole, Chicken Pozole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 133kcal


  • 12 ounces fully cooked Spicy chicken sausage such as Al Fresco
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic about 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano preferably Mexican oregano, but regular will be fine
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 32 ounce carton chicken broth
  • 1/2 16-oz jar (or 1 cup) green salsa or 1 cup of Herdez Tomatillo Verde Mexican Cooking Sauce
  • 1 4 ounce can green chilis
  • 2 15 ounce cans white hominy, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped


  • Slice the sausage into thin slices.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  • Place the sausage in a large skillet and cook for about two minutes on each side until browned.
  • Add the chopped onions into the skillet and cook about 5 minutes until the onions are soft.
  • Add the garlic to the sausage and onions and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add the sausage, onions, garlic and remaining ingredients into a large slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for about 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro or any of your favorite toppings.


Ideas for Garnishes - Chopped Cabbage or Lettuce, Sliced Onions, Sliced Limes, Sliced Radishes, Chopped Avocados, Chopped Cilantro


Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 586mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 299IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg