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Chile Verde de Puerco

Chile Verde de Puero recipe

Green chiles and tomatillos simmer with pork cubes for a classic Mexican stew. This deeply-flavored chile stew is typically served over potatoes or rice. Accompany with warm corn or flour tortillas and plenty of cold beer.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Season pork with salt and pepper; dust with flour. Heat 4 tablespoons oil in Dutch oven, brown pork in batches, transferring pork to bowl when browned.
  2. Heat remaining tablespoon oil in pot. Add onion, sauté 3-4 minutes, until soft, stir in garlic and sauté one minute more.
  3. Add tomatillos, cumin, oregano, cinnamon and pork.
  4. Add beer and broth; bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer, partially covered, 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add chiles and yellow pepper, simmer partially covered for 30-45 minutes more, until chiles are tender.
  6. Discard cinnamon stick. Stir in cilantro and orange zest.

Yield: 8 servings

Nutrition Facts: Calories 478 calories Protein 33 grams Fat 27 grams Sodium 605 milligrams Cholesterol 100 milligrams Saturated Fat 7 grams Carbohydrates 26 grams Fiber 7 grams

Recipe and photo credit: the National Pork Board - porkbeinspired.com.

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