This Shrimp Posole Verde starts with a traditional, hearty Mexican soup that eats like a stew, and includes hominy, chiles and substitutes shrimp for pork. So good!
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Shrimp Posole Verde

This Shrimp Posole Verde starts with a traditional, hearty Mexican soup that eats like a stew, and includes hominy, chiles and substitutes shrimp for pork. So good! Adapted from a recipe by Chris Morocco, Green Posole With Cod And Cilantro in Bon Appetit. Recipe video included.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex Mex, Western
Keyword: Mexican soup, pozole soup, shrimp soup recipe, shrimp stew
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 252kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 shallots diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Serrano chiles thinly sliced, divided
  • 1 lb medium tomatillos husks removed, rinsed
  • Kosher salt freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 pound shrimp cleaned deveined and tails removed
  • 12.5 oz can white hominy rinsed
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp Tabasco Green Pepper Sauce
  • 3 small radishes trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 1 lime wedges

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. Saute onion, shallots, garlic and 1 thinly sliced Serrano chile until soft, 8 minutes.
  • Purée tomatillos in a blender until smooth.
  • Add half of tomatillo purée to stock pot and cook, stirring often, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add 1 cup cilantro to remaining tomatillo purée in blender and blend until smooth; set aside.
  • Add hominy, chicken stock and Tabasco Green Pepper Sauce to pot. Bring to a simmer and gently cook over medium-low for 5 minutes. Add shrimp and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in reserved raw tomatillo-cilantro purée, season with salt and pepper.
  • Divide stew among bowls and top with radishes and remaining chile. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 15.7g | Fat: 7.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Cholesterol: 97.7mg | Sodium: 943.7mg | Fiber: 5.5g | Sugar: 8.5g