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Chicken And Hominy Stew

Healthy Facts:

  • Hominy is a low-calorie grain alternative that’s packed with energy-boosting iron
  • Lean protein from chicken keeps you full, boosts fat loss and repairs muscles
  • Tomatoes and bell peppers are packed with antioxidant-rich vitamins A and C
  • Cilantro contains a natural antibacterial that can help ward off salmonella
  • Both garlic and cilantro have the ability to lower bad cholesterol while raising the good stuff

22 Min Cook Time |15 Min Prep Time | Serves 8 |230 Calories per Serving


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 14.5-oz. can low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups hominy, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken (breast and thigh meat), pulled into large pieces and skin removed
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced

What You Need

  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Wooden spoon
  • Large saucepan with lid

How To Make It

  1. In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook until they’re both soft and the onion is golden, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin and oregano, and continue to cook until fragrant, 1 to 2 more minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, broth and hominy, and cook until boiling. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer to blend flavors, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add the rotisserie chicken, and continue to simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste, stir in the cilantro, and serve.

Frances Masters

Frances Masters is a BACP accredited psychotherapist with over 30,000 client hours of experience. Follow her @fusioncoachuk, or visit The Integrated Coaching Academy for details about up coming training.