Friday, October 1, 2010

Fwd: Hominy Chicken Soup Delivery!

Hominy Chicken Soup


1 pkg Chicken Thighs
1/2 Onion (chopped)
1/2 Red Bell Pepper (sliced)
2 Carrots (cubed)
1 Can Black Beans (rinsed)
1 Can Hominy (Rinsed)
1 Can Chopped tomatoes
Some Frozen Corn
Chicken Stock (I used it in powered form)
Chili Power
2 Bay Leaves
Lemon Juice
Salt & Pepper
[section]For Topping[/section]
Chopped Cilantro
Cheese (I Used Queso Fresco, Monterrey Jack will also work)
Fried Tortilla Strips (Slice old corn tortiilas, Fry in hot oil)


In Soup Pan, Heat Oil
Add the Tri-fecta [Onion, Red Pepper, and Carrot], saute until onions are slightly transparent
While that is cooking, and cooked the Chicken in a little oil in a saute pan, seasoned with a little Cumin and Chili Powder. Once the outside was cooked and removed it, and chopped it into pieces and back into the pan.
[section]Back to the Soup[/section]
Added Cumin, Chili Powder & Chicken Stock Powder
Added Rinsed Hominy and Black Beans, Stir
Added Can of Tomatoes and about 2 cups water (or liquid chicken stock)
I let this simmer and little added the chicken once it was ready, and the rest of the spices: Bay leaves, Oregano, Salt, Pepper, and Lemon Juice.
I also added a little bit of Frozen corn near the end.
While this was simmering I made fried corn tortilla strips
Chopped up some cilantro
grated some cheese


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