White Hominy (Posole) 16oz Package
Southwestern in origin and also called hominy, this dried corn can add a goumet touch to an ordinary meal.
The word posole actually refers to a hearty soup made out of hominy which will have your guests and family asking for more.
BEEF or PORK POSOLE STEW
3-quarts of your favorite stock
1-1/2 lb of uncooked Posole (white hominy), well rinsed
2 -1/2 lb (Lean) London Broil or Sirloin (Loin cut) or Pork Loin (approx. 1 to 1-1/2 in. thick)
1 large onion - chopped
1 whole head of garlic w/ top cut off
3 tsp of oregano
2 large bay leaves or 4 small
5 mounded Tbls of New Mexico dried red chili Powder
3 - 15oz. cans of "no salt added" peeled tomatoes, chopped
12 - Frozen green chiles, roasted and chopped
Black Pepper to taste
1-1/2 lb of uncooked white hominy, or 16oz of dried. Measure out hominy, pick clean, wash, and put into about 8 quarts of water, bring to a rolling boil and, covered, boil for about 2-3 hours, or longer, until the "corns" blossom into kind of a "flower".
When hominy is done; strain, rinse well and set aside. White hominy can be done a day or two in advance. Put in bowl and cover with cooking liquid and plastic wrap. Keep in frig. When ready for use rinse well.
Start a hot mesquite (or your favorite wood) fire in a charcoal grill (smoker), off to one side of the grill. Trim meat of all extraneous fat.
Place in shallow throw away foil pan or sheet of foil, on the side of the grill without the fire. Cook until well smoked, and done throughout, about 30 to 40 min. depending on thickness, fire, etc.
Turn meat about half way through cooking time. When done, cool to handle and cut across the grain into small bite size pieces. Set aside.
Put in chopped meat, hominy, tomatoes, Green Chili's. Simmer whole thing for another hour, covered. Serve with flour tortillas, warmed.
Garnish each serving with Hard (white) Mexican cheese, plenty of chopped fresh Cilantro and squeeze in half a fresh lime.
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