American Lamb Posole Stew

American Lamb Posole Stew

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

60 minutes


8 people

Recipe and photo courtesy of the American Lamb Board.


  • 2 pounds American Lamb shoulder meat, boneless, fat trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 2 jars (16 ounces each) salsa
  • 2 cans (15-3/4 ounces each) hominy, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves


  • 1 In plastic bag, combine flour, salt and pepper. Add lamb cubes in batches and shake to coat.
  • 2 In 6-quart pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add lamb in batches and brown. Add more oil as needed. Place browned lamb in bowl.
  • 3 Return lamb to pan and add broth and salsa. Simmer for 45 minutes.
  • 4 Stir in hominy. Cover and simmer for 15 additional minutes. Stir in cilantro.
  • 5 Serve with warm tortillas or cornbread.



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