Sweet potato, pozole and chicken salad

By anka
April 29, 2015

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potatoes, large dice ( about 2 cups )
  • 4 baked chicken thighs or 2 chicken breast, diced
  • 1 can ( 29 oz ) white hominy (pozole)
  • handful fresh cilantro
  • 1 chipotle + 1 tsp adobo sauce or 1 tbs chipotle sauce
  • 1 lemon and linme each, juice ( about 1/3 cup )
  • 2 teaspoons coriander, ground
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/3 cup sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Peel, dice and boil sweet potato in salted water for 12-15 minutes, don't overcook.
  2. Bake chicken or use any leftover chicken or any roast and dice or you can omit any meat.
  3. Drain and rinse pozole under cold water (about 3 cups).
  4. Put everything in a large mixing bowl.
  5. In a small food processor put chipotle, lemon and lime juice, garlic, oil, ground coriander, salt and pepper and process til you have creamy dressings.
  6. Mix dressing with sweet potatoes, pozole and chicken, mix in fresh cilantro just before serving.

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