This Hatch Green Chile Chicken Posole is a heart-healthy version of traditional posole. Using Hatch Green Chile and chicken, it is the perfect comfort food! It will warm the soul on a winter day.

2015 12 Posole Dish 1

Hatch Green Chile Chicken Posole

You may substitute turkey for the chicken. It’s a great use of turkey leftovers after Thanksgiving.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Comfort Food, New Mexican
Servings 6 8 oz.
Calories 308 kcal


  • 4 quarts water
  • 56 oz. chicken broth
  • 1-2 lb. pkg. BUENO® Posole
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup butter unsalted
  • 1 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 large onion
  • 1-13 oz. container BUENO® Hatch Autumn Roast® Green Chile
  • 4 cups cooked shredded chicken meat
  • pinch BUENO® Oregano
  • 1 tsp. BUENO® Ground Cumin
  • pinch bay leaf ground
  • fresh parsley


  • Using a Dutch oven or heavy pot, add 2 quarts water, chicken broth, posole and salt.
    4 quarts water, 56 oz. chicken broth, 1-2 lb. pkg. BUENO® Posole, 2 tsp. salt
  • Heat on medium-high and cook posole for 45-60 minutes minutes until tender.
  • In separate saucepan, melt butter and sauté onions with flour for 5-10 minutes until golden brown.
    ¼ cup butter, 1 Tbsp. flour
  • Transfer sautéed onions and browned flour to posole and stir.
    1 large onion
  • Add remaining water, green chile, chicken, oregano, cumin and bay leaf.
    1-13 oz. container BUENO® Hatch Autumn Roast® Green Chile, 4 cups cooked shredded chicken meat, pinch BUENO® Oregano, 1 tsp. BUENO® Ground Cumin, pinch bay leaf
  • Simmer entire mixture until slightly thickened for at least 30-35 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy.
    fresh parsley


Calories: 308kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 25gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 1062mgPotassium: 269mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 311IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 54mgIron: 2mg
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
Posted in ,