New recipes
Home / Main Dish / Chili Verde

Chili Verde


Recipe (click to expand)

2 pounds lean pork

1 onion coarsely chopped

1 green pepper coarsely chopped

4 cloves garlic minced

1 small diced green chilis (7 oz.)

2 jalapenos sliced

2 teaspoons oregano

1 teaspoon dried red chili peppers

2 teaspoons sage

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

black pepper optional 1/2 cup beer optional

salt and pepper to taste

1. Coarsely chop and saute the onion and green pepper in olive oil with the ga rlic. Throw into the crockpot.

2. Also throw in the green chilis. Depending on your propensity for spicy food , you may add from 1-3 jalapenos. Then, throw the tomatillos in the pot.

3. Trim off all the excess fat you can from the pork, cut into cubes, and brow n in the pan that you sauteed the onion, etc. in. Put into the pot.

4. Now, the seasoning mixture. I prefer to grind up the spices in my mortar, p erhaps with some black pepper. I almost never put salt in anything, so I probab ly wouldn’t here either, but you may want to. I probably would add a dash of be er for obscure reasons.

5. This crockpots all day, or could be simmered for probably about 2 hours.

Author’s Notes: This is adapted from Diana Kennedy, other sources, memory, and experience. And, I have been making it quite a while in my crockpot. The re cipe should be easily adaptable for simmering in a pot for a couple of hours in stead.

Traditionally, this is served in bowls, with hot flour tortillas, salsa, an d cilantro. You can also have sour cream, grated cheese, olives, and pickled ca rrots and jalapenos around. Of course, you wrap all this up in the tortillas, m aking killer burritos. I throw one twist into this, a technique that comes from carnitas. After cooking, I separate the meat from the broth, crisp the meat un der the broiler, and reduce the sauce in the pan. This adds a great texture to the meat, and keeps the burritos from being too soggy.

Busted by Christopher E. Eaves <[email protected]>

chili-verde.jpgThe Food Lab: Great Chile Verde Without Hatch Chiles | Serious EatsPork Chili Verde | One Hungry MamaRecipe for Chili Verde - Life's Ambrosia Life's AmbrosiaNew Mexican Chile Verde Recipes DishmapsPork-Chile-Verde-2.jpgChile Verde - Everyday PaleoLunch & Dinner Menu | Casa del ReyPuerco Con Chile Verde Recipe : Food NetworkChile Verde de Puerco - Pork Recipes - Pork Be Inspired


Check Also

Mexican Cornbread Casserole

RecipeRecipe (click to expand)—–HBWK07A CHUCK OZBURN—– 2 cups Corn meal 1 teaspoon Soda – (may ...

Mee Krob

RecipeRecipe (click to expand)1 2-in piece of tamarind pulp Peanut or corn oil -(for deep-frying) ...