Pork Chili Verde Recipe + Pass the Pork Recap
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: about six ½ cup servings
 
Cubed pieces of pork loin are simmered until super tender and then added to a delicious homemade verde sauce - SO good!
Ingredients
  • 3 lb. pork loin, fat trimmed and cut into cubes
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 pasilla peppers
  • 2 jalapeƱos
  • 1 lb. tomatillos
  • 1 bunch cilantro, about ½ cup
  • 1 Tbsp. Mexican oregano
  • ½ Tbsp. cumin
  • salt & pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Pour in olive oil and add cubed pork loin. Brown, stirring occasionally.
  2. When pork is browned on all sides, carefully take pork out and set aside. Do not drain the liquid from the pork.
  3. Add in shallot and stir until soft, then add the garlic and stir until fragrant. Place the pork back into the pan and add in chicken broth.
  4. Bring to a boil, then turn heat down to medium-low and simmer, covered for 2-3 hours - until the pork is very pork tender. (Can add more broth if it cooks out.)
  5. Meanwhile in a blender, combine peppers, jalapeƱos, tomatillos, cilantro, oregano, cumin and salt and pepper and blend until smooth. Add additional water or chicken broth if it's too thick to blend.
  6. Spray a saucepan with cooking spray and add the green salsa from the blender. Simmer on medium heat until it becomes a deep green, for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the green salsa to the tender pork and stir together. Cook for about 30 minutes, or more until the chili verde is heated through and flavors meld together.
  8. Taste and add any extra seasonings. Serve in bowls and add any desired garnishes. Enjoy!
Recipe by Yummy Healthy Easy at https://www.yummyhealthyeasy.com/pork-chili-verde-recipe/