How to Make Fried Hominy

A nice, lower carb alternative to rice as a side to a Mexican dish or hearty enough to eat as a meal.

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How to Make Fried Hominy Recipe
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Gather your supplies.

Gather your supplies.

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Rinse and drain hominy. Set aside. Note: not all hominy tastes the same. I use La Preferida brand. I have tried other brands that didn't work quite as well.

Rinse and drain hominy. Set aside. Note: not all hominy tastes the same. I use La Preferida brand. I have tried other brands that didn't work quite as well.

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Heat oil in a pan; when oil is hot, add cumin seeds. Oil should be hot enough to allow seeds to sputter.

Heat oil in a pan; when oil is hot, add cumin seeds. Oil should be hot enough to allow seeds to sputter.

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When cumin seeds have slowed down sputtering, add diced poblanos, and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

When cumin seeds have slowed down sputtering, add diced poblanos, and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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Add diced onion and chiles, if using.  Continue to cook until everything is almost soft.

Add diced onion and chiles, if using. Continue to cook until everything is almost soft.

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Add hominy, and stir everything until well mixed.

Add hominy, and stir everything until well mixed.

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Turn up the heat a little and continue to cook, stirring occasionally.

Turn up the heat a little and continue to cook, stirring occasionally.

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Add salt, pepper and spices you are using and keep cooking until they are done to your taste.  I like to cook them well until they start popping. This makes it a little less soft, which I prefer.

Add salt, pepper and spices you are using and keep cooking until they are done to your taste. I like to cook them well until they start popping. This makes it a little less soft, which I prefer.

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Makes a delicious side for a quesadilla.  A little avocado, tomato, and sour cream add a perfect touch!

Makes a delicious side for a quesadilla. A little avocado, tomato, and sour cream add a perfect touch!

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