Green Chile Pork

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 LB pork (or beef)
  • 2 TBL Oil or Lard
  • 4 Green Chiles – toasted & peeled
    Guajillo chilies or arbol chilies
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 med onion, chopped
  • 1 med tomato, chopped
  • 1 CU boiling water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 TBL ground cumin
  • 1/2 TBL oregano
  • 16 oz chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste

STEP BY STEP

  1. Cut meat into one inch cubes
  2. Saute in oil until well browned
  3. Drain off all but 1 TBS fat
  4. Remove meat and set aside
  5. Add garlic, onion and any dried chilies – Cook three minutes
  6. Add meat back in
  7. Add tomato, chopped chiles and broth just to cover – use water if necessary
  8. Top with Guajillo chilies, arbol chilies, bay leaves, cumin and oregano
  9. Simmer 2 hours
  10. Set meat aside to cool . Reserve liquid
  11. Serve with hot flour tortillas or use to make tamales

USING YOUR GREEN CHILE PORK FOR TAMALES

  1. In empty preheated pot add 1 TBL vegetable oil
  2. Add 1 chopped onion to soften
  3. 5 cloves minced garlic
  4. 1 jalape├▒o without veins or seeds
  5. Shred meat – about 1 – 2 cups
  6. Add to veggie pot with 1/4 C reserved liquid
  7. Simmer until reduced – just a few minutes
  8. Set aside to cool
  9. Mix in 1 C Oaxaca, Monterey Jack, Mozzarella  or Cotijo cheese
  10. Use this as your filling FOR MAKING TAMALES

 

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