Tag Archives: pozole

Making Hominy from Untreated Corn

This recipe is for making pozole also known as hominy.  You need 2 lbs of white field corn (removed from cob) and two tablespoons  slaked lime (also known as Cal).  Clean the corn by placing in a colander and rising with cold water.

Add two quarts of water into a four-quart non-corrosive pan (stainless steel, or enameled pot).  Put the pan on high heat and stir in the slaked lime until it dissolves.

Bring the slaked lime water to a boil and add the corn stirring gently.  Using a slotted spoon remove any kernels that float to the top.  When the water is boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes. …

Posted in cooking, recipes | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments